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Personal Bias is not the Basis for Law

Once you recognize that moral disapproval in and of itself is not a legitimate basis for depriving liberties or equality, there’s no other justification left for these type of laws that single out gay and lesbian Americans for ill treatment … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Sash Movement responds to Cardinal Francis George’s Letter on Clergy Sexual abuse

The Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Roman Catholics) finds Cardinal George’s letter that will be released to entire Archdiocese this weekend on clergy sexual abuse astonishing. In the letter there is no indication of an apology to the victims of clergy … Continue reading

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Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Roman Catholics): Cardinal George should be held accountable for his Public Bigotry directed at LGBT People

Cardinal Francis George, the archbishop of Chicago, plans to celebrate Mass July 26 at the conference of Courage, a Catholic group that encourages lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to remain celibate in keeping with the teaching of the Catholic … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the Chicago Archdiocesan Gay and Lesbian Outreach Board of Directors

I write this note with a heavy heart because you have chosen to ignore the cries of your own community for Justice. You even try to legitimize your behavior by the idolization of the Eucharist; with a profound deception about … Continue reading

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Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) responds to the Faith based bigotry of Cardinal Francis George on Gay Marriage.

Cardinal Francis George will be visiting Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 708 W. Belmont, Chicago, in the heart of Chicago’s Gay Ghetto on Sunday, June 16, at 7PM. The visit was requested by the Board of Directors of the … Continue reading

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Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) Calls on Cardinal Francis George of Chicago to Reclaim God’s radical inclusivity on Pentecost Sunday (May 19)

The Catholic Church teaching calls same-sex attraction “an objective disorder” and condemns homosexual activity as immoral, though it also calls on Catholics to welcome and respect gays and lesbians in their faith communities. How the later can be accommodated with … Continue reading

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Chicago Catholic LGBT Community Divided over Cardinal George

The Archdiocese Gay and Lesbian Outreach (AGLO) will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary on June 16, 2013, Sunday, @ 7PM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel on Belmont Ave in the heart of Boystown. The Chicago LGBT Roman Catholic Community … Continue reading

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Rainbow Sash Movement (RSM) Calls for Prayers for the Passage of Gay Marriage in Illinois

The LGBT Community in the state of Illinois faces the very real question of justice in the form of Marriage Equality legislation. Presently that legislation is stalled in Illinois House of Representatives. We are asking for prayers from the various … Continue reading

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Cardinal Francis George of the Archdiocese of Chicago: An Open letter Concerning LGBT Children

Eminence: I hope this public letter finds you in good health. The issue of LGBT kids in Catholic homes, and homeless LGBT children on the streets of our city is in my opinion a scandal; not because of those who … Continue reading

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Rainbow Sash Movement sees a perversion of religious power in the Gay Marriage Debate

The Illinois Catholic Conference announced they are organizing a lobbying day for February 20, 2013. John Cullerton president of the Illinois State Senate said his intent is to introduce the Gay Marriage Bill and immediately pass it over to the … Continue reading

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