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San Francisco parish drops drag queens from fundraising event

August 09, 2012

San Francisco’s most notoriously “gay-friendly” Catholic parish has announced that drag queens will not be allowed at a fundraising event this year for the first time.

The policy change for Most Holy Redeemer parish comes shortly after the appointment of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, and could mark a shift in the attitude that archdiocesan leaders will bring to bear on the parish. Drag queens had regularly participated in the fundraising event in previous years.


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  • Posted by: aclune9083 - Aug. 09, 2012 4:31 PM ET USA

    It may be too much to hope for, but perhaps the influence of an Archbishop named Salvatore ("Salvation") Cordileone ("heart of a lion") may help the outriders understand about obedience to the True Faith.