DignityUSA Townhall - Responding to the Responsum
Wednesday March 24th, 8:00pm Eastern, 7:00pm Central, 6:00pm Mountain, 5:00pm Pacific, 2:00pm Hawaii - Aleutian on Zoom.
Last week, the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a responsum, a statement that declared that the Church cannot bless same-sex unions. This statement, which received Pope Francis' approval, came as Bishops in Germany and elsewhere had begun seriously considering allowing priests to bless same-sex couples.
We were saddened and disapointed to hear about this new statement. We launched a response, highlighting that the Vatican's new statement will "exacerbate the pain and anger of LGBTQI Catholics." Since then, DignityUSA leaders have been featured in dozens of national and local news outlets covering the Vatican statement and sharing the response of LGBTQI Catholics
In the week since the Vatican's statement, we've heard from our friends, allies, and community members expressing their sadness, frustration, and disapointment. That's why we're hosting a nationwide DignityUSA Townhall this Wednesday, March 24th at 8:00pm Eastern on Zoom.
At this nationwide gathering you'll hear from DignityUSA leaders about how we're responding, learn about our strategy going forward, and have the opportunity to share your thoughts and feelings. Listen and share with us.
Register https://www.dignityusa.org/civicrm/event/register?cid=0&reset=1&id=115 to receive the Zoom link and join us this Wednesday.