Kentucky parish holds service of apology to LGBT Catholics
July 01, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: St. Paul’s parish church in Lexington, Kentucky has held a “Service of Atonement and Apology to the LGBTQ+ Community.” The event was scheduled for June 30: the final day of Pride Month.
The parish Facebook page explained that the service was intended to atone for “the Church’s lack of respect, compassion, and sensitivity and for unjust discrimination.” The parish director of LGBTQ+ ministry, who organized the event, expressed hope that “we are witnessing the evolution of doctrine.”
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