Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Catholic priest declines to support anti-marriage petition drive in WA

From the Advocate:
At least one pastor isrefusing to go along with a plan to use Washington's Catholic churches as signature-gathering centers in an effort to repeal the state's marriage equality law. 
St. James Cathedral won't be taking part in the campaign to add a repeal of the marriage equality law to the ballot in November, its lead pastor announced in a letter to parishioners. Father Michael Ryan said it would be "hurtful and seriously divisive" to go ahead with the plan from Seattle Archbishop Peter Sartain.
Rank this one right by the one in Minnesota who called out the Cardinal there for promulgating divisiveness and hate.  The priests get it.  Unlike the bishops!

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