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“Even if [Pope Francis] doesn’t drop the sin language, this is still a major step forward, and one that can pave the way for further advancements down the road.” Francis DeBernardo, executive director of New Ways Ministry, “a 36-year-old national Catholic ministry of justice and reconciliation for LGBT and the wider church community,” from a July 29 statement responding ... [Read]

Daniel Barutta, the President of Dignity/Washington, went on WUSA-9 to speak about the choice of Cardinal Bergoglio to be the new leader of the world's Catholic Church. The new "Pope Francis" has already become a controversial figure on gay blogs and news sites for past statements in which he reportedly railed against child adoption and marriage rights for gay people. Exact quotes ... [Read]