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Uruguay’s bishops split on law to protect transgender rights

August 02, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: As Uruguay approaches a national referendum on the rights of transgender persons, the country’s Catholic bishops are divided on the issue. Cardinal Daniel Sturla of Montevideo says that while he objects to the gender ideology encoded in law, he supports measures to “repair the situations of discrimination transsexuals have suffered.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Aug. 02, 2019 3:32 PM ET USA

    As I read the cited article, political correctness, moral relativism, and indecisive leadership are crippling the Uruguayan episcopate. What type of example is that for a shepherd to set?