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September 15, 2015

Join Nicholas Coppola to urge Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics in the US

"We strongly believe this meeting would promote great healing and reconciliation in our Church and society...The Pope can help address this crisis by meeting with LGBT Catholic families like mine and hearing our stories of perseverance, hope, and struggle. This meeting would be an incredible first step towards healing together – and towards bringing us greater justice in the U.S. and across the globe," wrote Nicholas Coppola, a Catholic gay man.

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CNN interviews Catholic educator who was fired for being a lesbian #StandWithMargie

CNN's Michael Smerconish interviewed Margie Winters about her termination at a Philadelphia Catholic school after a parent discovered and complained about her marriage to a woman.

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GLAAD, DignityUSA call on Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics during upcoming U.S. visit

Around 60% of Catholics in America support marriage equality. Unfortunately, the Church hierarchy does not reflect churchgoers' attitudes. GLAAD and DignityUSA called on Pope Francis to join them in closing that gap.

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A lesbian adoptive mother responds to Catholic bishops' attempt to discriminate against #LGBTQfamilies like hers

We know nearly a dozen other same-sex couples who have also adopted children with special needs, both from the U.S. and abroad. And there are hundreds, if not thousands of others like us across the U.S. The intentionality with which they chose to parent is carried forward into their raising of their daughters and sons. They have done all the things that other parents do, often while facing stigma and a lack of legal stability for their families.

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LGBT and allied Georgetown students to gather for IgnatianQ Conference

From March 27-29, both LGBT and Ally students will come together at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, to discuss the connections between faith, social justice, and sexuality during the Second Annual IgnatianQ conference.

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Gay music director fired by Catholic church for announcing engagement

Colin Collette, of Holy Family Catholic Church was fired for announcing his engagement.

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VIDEO: Rural South Dakota high school supports gay coach

A high school coach publicly came out as gay Outsports knowing his conservative Catholic school administration might fire him for being open about who he is.

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Catholic church fires woman from her dream job of feeding and helping hungry families because she is married to another woman

Colleen Simon had her dream job at a Catholic church in Kansas City, Missouri before the church - St. Francis Xavier Church – fired her for being married to another woman. Today, Simon is standing up against this injustice and filing a lawsuit against the Kansas City Diocese.

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