As Culture War Rages, What's the Status of LGBT Rights on Catholic Campuses?

Religion Dispatches
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April 2, 2012
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At the beginning of the year, five U.S. bishops, included Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan joined a coterie of evangelical and fundamentalist church leaders in signing the open letter “Marriage and Religious Freedom: Fundamental Goods That Stand or Fall Together.” It was latest epistle in the growing canon of hierarchical statements aimed at gaining exemptions from federal and state laws that protect the rights of same-sex couples. But as the church leaders fortify their culture-war defenses, some Catholic universities seem to be taking a decidedly different approach to LGBT issues.

GLAAD wrote about the "More than a Monologue" series previously: http://www.glaad.org/blog/more-monologue-addresses-lgbt-issues-and-catho...