Cathedral suspends artist who opposes Church teaching on same-sex marriage
Catholic World News - September 29, 2010
The Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis, which serves as the co-cathedral of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, has suspended its artist in residence after she announced that she is opposing Archbishop John Neinstedt’s efforts to defend marriage as an institution of one man and one woman.
Lucinda Naylor wrote on her Facebook page:
On September 22, the archbishop sent Catholics in the Twin Cities a DVD warning that the sky will fall if Minnesota legalizes same-sex civil marriage. Donate your DVD and I will use it to create a piece of art that transforms that message of fear into one of hope … Let’s use the Archbishop’s DVD to change the message from one of division and fear into a piece of art about inclusion and the joyful Spirit that moves among us.
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Posted by: voxfem -
Oct. 03, 2010 10:30 PM ET USA
God bless the Archbishop and protect him from all evil. St. Michael, defend him. St. John Vianny, intercede for him. Blessed Mother, cover him with your mantle. And strengthen all priests and bishops to be your true witnesses in our country.
Posted by: imanxufan9901 -
Sep. 29, 2010 11:06 PM ET USA
Good for the Basilica.
Posted by: ltoscan2645 -
Sep. 29, 2010 12:24 PM ET USA
Thank God for the good Bishop and his action, enough is enough