Synod on the Family
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
Dignity in the News: The Midterm Report from the Extraordinary Synod on the Family
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.
LGBT Catholics Find Vatican Document on Family Synod 'Disappointing'
IT SHOWS NO OPENNESS TO CHANGE IN HURTFUL TEACHINGS