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Bishop warns Catholics against attending "immoral" gay weddings

Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin issues a warning to Catholics that are not free to “endorse or ignore immoral or destructive behavior,” and advises against attending any gay weddings now that same-sex marriage has been legalized in Rhode Island.

TODAY: Catholic bishops ask faithful to pray, fast that Prop 8 is upheld

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has asked Catholics to pray, fast, and abstain from meat on May 3 “for the justices of the US Supreme Court, that they would respect the authentic meaning of marriage by upholding California’s Proposition 8.”

ACTION ALERT: Ask Cardinal Dolan to dine with Nicholas Coppola

Nicholas Coppola, the Catholic man stripped of all volunteer duties after he married his husband, has launched a Change.org petition, inviting Cardinal Timothy Dolan to dinner and conversation about the relationship between the Roman Catholic hierarchy and LGBT people.

Gay man removed from Catholic parish involvement after getting married

On one hand, Cardinal Timothy Dolan is talking about having the Catholic Church open to all. Then a gay Catholic man is stripped of his roles and duties within his Long Island parish. What is wrong with this picture?

RGOD2: White smoke and mirrors

Just as I was forced to look at my own propaganda about Catholics in Ireland in the 1980s and face some of my own prejudices and demons, I hope Catholics will continue to examine their relationships with their own LGBT children, neighbors and allies.