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Celibate gay Catholics score ‘clerical cover-up culture,’ fear backlash

Celibate gay Catholics score ‘clerical cover-up culture,’ fear backlash

| Mark Pattison | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of allegations of sexual abuse and harassment lodged earlier this summer against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, two celibate gay Catholics fear a backlash against gay priests faithful to their vows, and voiced skepticism over the church’s ability to put its own house in order.

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Christians should apologize for helping to marginalize gays, pope says

Christians should apologize for helping to marginalize gays, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | June 27, 2016 | 5 Comments

The Catechism of the Catholic Church is clear, Pope Francis said. “They [gay people] must not be discriminated against. They must be respected, pastorally accompanied.”

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