Synod on the Family

LGBT Catholics Disappointed by Final Synod Report

Contacts:  Marianne Duddy-Burke, 617-669-7810

                Jeff Stone, 646-418-7039

October 18, 2014. DignityUSA is deeply disappointed in the final report out of the Synod on the family. 

“The respectful language of the midterm report is gone,” said Marianne Duddy-Burke, DignityUSA’s 

Executive Director. “A return to what we’ve heard for decades will dishearten LGBT people, same-sex 

couples, and our families.

“What we saw through the Synod process is that there are deep divisions in what the Catholics bishops 

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Midterm Report from Synod on the Family Unexpectedly Positive for LGBT People, Families

Acknowledges “Gifts and Qualities” of Gay People

Boston, MA. October 13, 2014. DignityUSA, the organization of LGBT Catholics and allies says that the midterm report from the Vatican’s Extraordinary Synod on the Family offers “unexpected positive signs” for LGBT people and families.

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