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LGBT+ Catholics Westminster meet pope Francis

. Media release, LGBT+ Catholics Westminster Pastoral Council (United Kingdom), 11 march 2019 On Ash Wednesday, 6 March 2019, the 16 pilgrims, including parents and family members alongside LGBT Catholics with Pilgrimage Chaplain, Fr. David Stewart SJ, had privileged seats at the morning Papal Audience in St. Peter’s Square. At the end of the General Audience the group was invited...

Cardinal Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, presides at Mass welcoming LGBT+ Catholics, parents and families

Media release LGBT+ Catholics Westminster Pastoral Council (London, United Kingdom) Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, presided for the 2nd time at the Mass welcoming LGBT+ Catholics, parents and families, on the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Sunday, 13 January 2019, held at Farm Street Jesuit Church. The Church, in London’s Mayfair district, hosts the LGBT+ Catholics Westminster...

Speaking to LGBT people, Bishop Semeraro said: “We accept you as brothers and sisters in Christ. This is a seal of truth that nobody can deny”

This article was written by Luciano Moia and was published on the Catholic newspaper “Avvenire” (Italy) on 9 September 2018, p.19 Marcello Semeraro, Bishop of Albano and Secretary of the Council of Cardinals (The C9, Council of the nine cardinals created five years ago by Pope Francis), has met with over 200 people at the National Forum of LGBT Christians,...

Papal Advisor Calls for Church to Welcome LGBT Christians First as Baptized Christians

. Robert Shine, New Ways Ministry (USA), October 11, 2018 LGBT Christians must be welcomed fully into the church, said an Italian bishop, because what matters first is their identity as Christians who are wholly part of the baptized faithful. Bishop Marcello Semeraro of Albano spoke to Italy’s National Forum of LGBT Christians during an assembly it hosted this month, just...