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LGBTQ Equality

As Catholics, our faith teaches us to honor the inherent dignity of all people because everyone is made in the image of God. Sadly, too many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are still treated as second-class citizens. In much of the US, a person can be fired from a job, refused service in a business or denied housing simply because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. We must stand up for basic human dignity.

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Eucharist isn’t a weapon

Please heed the pastoral guidance of Cardinal Luis Ladaria of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, who warned in a letter to your conference that using the Eucharist to police pro-choice Catholic politicians would further divide the church and send the “misleading” message that abortion is the only urgent issue addressed by Catholic social teaching.

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John Gehring, Catholic Program Director

John Gehring is Catholic Program Director at Faith in Public Life. He is author of The Francis Effect: A Radical Pope’s Challenge to the American Catholic Church. His analysis has been featured in the Washington Post, the New York Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, CNN.com, Time, Politico, Crux, Commonweal, America and the National Catholic Reporter. His television and radio appearances include MSNBC, Fox, Bloomberg, National Public Radio and the BBC.

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