As the centennial of Mother Teresa's birth is marked on August 26, 2010, DignityNY wishes to clarify its position on the Empire State Building controversy.
by: Brendan Fay
I joined other New Yorkers for a “Vigil of Hope” at Ground Zero on April 19 the eve of Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the site. Our vigil honored Franciscan Fire Chaplain Mychal Judge, who died during the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
Group Will Focus on Global Impact of Benedict XVI’s Anti-Gay Campaign, Celebrate Advances Made by Gay Catholics
WHEN: Saturday, April 12
PRESS CONFERENCE: 11:30 AM, Location Details near U.N. to be announced
DEMONSTRATION: 12 Noon, Ralph J. Bunche Park, 43rd Street and First Avenue, Manhattan
Photos courtesy of GRCC
New York, Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza at 47th Street and 1st Ave, August 4, 2007 - Human rights activists gathered at Dag Hammerskold Plaza NYC and led by piper John Maynard processed through the plaza and lay a wreath at the Raul Wallenberg Memorial outside the UN
New York, June 25, 2007
"We see that the opinion of ordinary Catholics is changing," he (Jeff Stone) said. "Eventually what happens at the grass roots percolates up in the church."
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Prayer and Protest Outside New York's St. Patrick’s Cathedral Gay Pride Morning
Photos courtesy of Gary Rissman
New York, June 24, 2007 - Outside the closed St Patrick’s cathedral doors members of Dignity/NY, a gay catholic group, held a prayer and protest witness. They stood against church teaching that renounces homosexuality as an "intrinsic disorder" and opposes same sex marriage and civil unions.
New York, June 18, 2007 – Dear Assembly Member O’Donnell,
I write today in support of marriage equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) New Yorkers. I am writing on behalf of Dignity/New York, an organization of LGBT Roman Catholics, our families and supporters. We are a chapter of the national organization DignityUSA, founded in 1969, with offices in Washington, D.C. and chapters throughout the country.
New York, June 4, 2007 – Dignity New York, a 35-year-old group of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Catholics and their supporters, will have a Roman Catholic woman priest officiate at one of its masses for the first time. Rev. Victoria Rue will preside at the group’s annual Gay Pride Mass, which will be held at Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South in Manhattan at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2007.
New York, February 21, 2007 –
Dear Governor Spitzer and members of the New York State Senate and Assembly,
I am writing to urge the Governor and the New York State Senate and Assembly to protect families in New York State by extending the right to marry to same-sex couples.