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Hartford Archdiocese Promotes "Ex-Gay" Group

The Hartford Archdiocese released a statement Tuesday and said it was launching a local chapter of a ministry called Courage, which aims to "to support men and women who struggle with homosexual tendencies and to motivate them to live chaste and fruitful lives in accordance with Catholic Church teachings."
Hartford Courant
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January 4, 2012

Catholics Respond to Cardinal George's Defamatory Comparison

In the days following Chicago Cardinal Francis George’s comparison that the LGBT movement could “morph into something like the Ku Klux Klan, demonstrating in the streets against Catholicism,” LGBT-affirming Catholics have spoken out against such harmful words and for the unity of their church with the LGBT community.

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NC Reverend Supports Proposed Marriage Ban, Hopes for "Civil" Debate

Rev. Mark Harris, president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, supports the proposed constitutional amendment that would ban marriage for same-sex couples as well as place restrictions on domestic partnerships and civil unions for all couples. Harris has said he hopes the debate will remain "civil" in the state.
The Charlotte Observer
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December 27, 2011
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