Help us show our gratitude to all the Catholic Bishops who have so boldly and courageously signed “God Is On Your Side: A Statement from Catholic Bishops on Protecting LGBT Youth.”

 Please add your name in support of the Catholic Bishops, and if you wish you can add a comment as well.  

If your Bishop hasn’t signed, please reach out and encourage him to join us in sharing love and hope into our world.

 

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Susan from Sumter SC
May we all seek to love each other as children of the one true God.
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Kathryn Sarachan from Chambersburg, PA
Thank you!
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Reena Rosskopf
Thank you to all the Bishops who have clearly stated that bullying is not of God! By signing onto this - you have sent a clear message that ALL life is sacred and one person is not โ€œless thanโ€ another. We must stand up for those who are oppressed and marginalized. Our LGBTQ brothers and sisters are beloved children of God. Thank you for defending Godโ€™s creation!
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Cynthia Bastidas from New York
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EMILY from Champaign-Urbana
Thank you โค
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Don Sprague from Augusta ME
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Katie
Thank you for your commitment to living out Gospel values and pro-life teachings. These kind of statements give me hope for the Catholic community.
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Diana B from Cincinnati , ohio
Thank you!!!
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Mary C. Winter from Kenmore, WA
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Liz Buzone from Miami, FL
Thank you for standing with our brothers and sisters!
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Isabella
Thank you! Thank you for being brave and teaching love!
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Laura Shamber from Pompton Plains NJ
With gratitude & prayers from a Catholic youth minister, wife & mother
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Cathy Peterson from Catawba
Thankful for the chance to show my support.
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Marijane and Scott Finlay from Syracuse
In a time when I am hoping my Church still supports a loving, kind God, I thank you for your initiative.
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Fr. Rob DiMattei from Baltimore
Thank you Bishop Denis Madden and others for your courage and leadership.
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Barbara Kerber from Murrells Inlet
Thank you...you're not AFRAID!
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Judith E Navetta from Fords
Thank you for speaking out for our daughters, sons, family members, and friends who are LGBTQ.
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Reyna Hester from Lubbock
THANK YOU for standing up for what it right.
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Maureen White from Brielle, NJ
Thank you!
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Judy Falgout from Austin
With heartfelt appreciation for being the Light of Christ for us all.
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Patrick Markey from Phoenix
Thank you to the Tyler Clementi Foundation, the Catholic bishops, and everyone in this message area who have signed important this statement against bullying LGBTQ youth.
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Karen Barta from Akron, Ohio
Thank you for being inclusive and loving.
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Kathy Howard from Grand Rapids
I couldn't agree more. Thank you for advocating for all human beings.
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Betsy Wiederkehr Huss from Jonesboro, AR
Thanks, Bishop Taylor and others. Moving in a logic and loving manner.
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Sara Askew
Thank you!
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Evangelina Cervera from Santa Barbara
Thank you for being courageous and support all Godโ€™s creatures
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Petra Panskรก from Praha 1
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Yago Cuesta from New York
Thanks! May the unlimited, unconditional love of God keep inspiring courage and compassion in us!
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Maureen from Colonia, NJ
Thank you for supporting all of Godโ€™s children.
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Maureen Bailey from Boston, MA
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Wilma Rossi from Mt. Laurel, NJ
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Kellie McGuckin from Jenkintown
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Francis Gargani CSsR from Washington, DC
I commend each of these Church Leaders for their courage to speak the truth that flows from sound doctrine in the face of others of their Assembly who refuse to do anything that might appear "liberal." This is Gospel and it follows the example of Jesus Christ who always reached out to the marginalized and disenfranchised.
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Haydee from David
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Shannon Hoffman from Lutherville
Thank you!
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Liliana from Boston
God Bless and protect all who are suffering discrimination, that's what God wants from all of us. Thank you!
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Gloria Huezo from Hanover Park
Thank you for feeding and tending your sheep as commanded.
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Rosemary Grebin Palms from Brooklyn NY
By signing this statement, you have put into practice the central message of Pope Francis' encyclical FRATELLI TUTTI: that every human being is valued and must be treated with dignity.
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Valli from Asbury Park
Thank you for your courage
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Nicholas Collura, MDiv, BCC from Philadelphia
Thank you all for making this concrete: "Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love." (1 John 4:7-8)
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Brenda D'Amour from Lowell
Thank you for supporting all of God's children.
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Mary Ellen Murphy from East Falmouth, Ma
Thank you! We are all Godโ€™s children, and we ALL deserve love, respect, and support.
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Cathy Hoadley from Buffalo
Thank you for being a beacon of love and dignity for all of God's children!
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Gonzalo Rubalcaba from Tewksbury, MA
Thank you for showing true leadership.
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Maria Rosales Uribe from San Francisco
I thank God for those shepherds of the Church that are truly living Jesus mandate to love regardless
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Philip G Waldrop from Brooklyn
Thank you for standing up for what is right, what is compassionate.
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Sharon Fowler from Richmond
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Joan Riley from Pearl River
Your leadership can light the way to equality and dignity for all.
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Tiago Costa from Lisbon, Portugaรง
Thank you for being the voice that others cannot be.
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Evelyn Saal from Commack,N.Y.
Thank you for acting like true shepherds!
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Margaret Goss from Madison
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Donna Romero from Drexel Hill, PA
Thank you! Hoping many others will follow. (Looking at you, Archbishop Perez...)
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Gigi Trujillo from Miami
Thank you for your support in trying to make a difference. Everyone is equal in Godโ€™s eyes.
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Catherine Coluzzi from New York
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Francis Xavier Ong'ete from Moshi Kilimanjaro Tanzania
I stand with the inclusivity of all! These are our family LGBT persons! I love the direction however this must spread out to My Country!
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Susan Cheever from Boston
Thank you.
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Dr. Jason H. Rodarte from Albuquerque
Thank you, Archbishop Wester and Bishop Ramirez, and the other bishops, for your concern.
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Sr Jane Maisey from Sydney, Australia
Thank you for standing with Jesus. Including, welcoming and celebrating our diversity. May courage continue to guide you / us all...
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Juan Fernรกndez from Chattanooga
Thank you for your courage.
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Kathleen Donohue from New York
You've answered....
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Joy Cabrera from San Diego
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Demetrio Burtini from Varese, Italy
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Damaris Molina from La Puente
Thank you!
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Bienvenido Jongco from New York, NY
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Michael Shawver from El Segundo
Thanks for your support of LGBTQ youth!
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George Voorhis from New York
Thank you for supporting LGBTQ youth with your assurance that the God who created us is the God who loves us all.
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Jeni Dennin from Irvine, CA
Thank you for supporting this important step in ministry
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Hector Javier from Raleigh, North Carolina
Thank you for your leadership in the Church!
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Cindy Johnson from Omaha
Thank you
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Iliana from San Antonio
Thank you! We are all Godโ€™s children.
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Jennifer Owens-Jofrรฉ, PhD from Austin, TX
Thank you for your witness.
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Rob fredrickson from Winthrop Harbor
Thank you for loving everyone!!
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Rob fredrickson from Winthrop Harbor
Thank you for loving everyone!!
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Kim Warco from Short Hills, NJ
Thank you for respecting ALL lives.
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Courtney Matthews from Evanston, IL
Thank you for loving and honoring all of Godโ€™s PERFECT creations <3
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Tricia Williams from Denver
Thank you to all the Bishops who have signed this statement in support of our beautiful and beloved LGBTQ youth!
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Mary Anne Campellone from Philadelphia
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Catalina de Leon from Jersey City
I would like to express my gratitude to the Bishops supporting this initiative and I hope and pray for many more to be signatories.
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Randy A Gibson from Cedar Rapids
Thank you!
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Margaret Barry from Philadelphia
Thank you for being courageous. Why though isnโ€™t the rest of the Church leadership standing up for and welcoming all of Godโ€™s children, as you have done?
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Emilio Savinelli from Wilton
Hate no one. Love everyone.
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Beatrice from New York
Thank you! May God keep blessing you always ๐Ÿ™
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Fr. Charles Wolff from Louisville, KY
Thank your Graces for following the Lead of Pope Francis in promoting that we are all God's children and to be treated with love and acceptance.
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Matthew Buttrey from New York
Thank you for your leadership and for seeking to make the Church more inclusive. While I feel the Church should go farther, standing against hate should be completely non-controversial. I encourage Cardinal Timothy Dolan to join in the spirit of Jesus's love and Pope Francis's compassion by protecting the LGBT youth.
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Frank Yeomans M.D. from New York
Thank you for speaking up for true Christian values in a way that will make for less emotional suffering.
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Becky Frett from Chicago
Thank you for your leadership.
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Beth Lenahan from Ghent, NY
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Sara Damewood from Leesville
Thank you for your courage and compassion!
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Ted Miles from Tomkins Cove
All people are created in God's image. All are loved by God. Our sisters and brothers who are marginalized need such reminders and advocacy. Thank you for speaking up, providing caring support and advocacy to our LGBTQ young people, and witnessing to the truth of love.
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Julie Matta from Kensington, MD
Thank you for living the Word and being God's light in this world for ALL of us. You are true leaders.
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Kathy Hart from Prairie Village, KS
Thank you for supporting our LGBT young people!
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Louis Lenzmeier from Plymouth
Thank you to these wonderful leaders for stepping up, leading by example, and supporting the Lord's message on inclusivity in the church.
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Antonio Pilla from Toronto, Canada
Thank you.
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Michelle Sheibley from Havertown
Thank you for focusing on the love that God and the Church has for our LBGT sisters & brothers!
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Bradley Kreger from Clinton Twp
This is the right thing to do. Thank you for doing what Jesus would do. The LGBTQ community needs our support. Thank you!
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James Leathers from Washington, DC
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Helen Kreitzer from North Olmsted
In support and appreciation for all who join in this affirmation
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Mary Rychlik from Orlando, FL
Thank you for this showing of kindness and compassion.
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Kevin Michael Rodrรญquez, MI, MTS from Holtville
All are created in the image and likeness of our Creator - and are thus entitled to inalienable dignity, respect, and equal protection under law. LGBTQ+ youth are disproportionately victims of bullying, depression, and suicide. It is heartening to see this statement of solidarity and hope. I am grateful to and proud of our Bishop, Robert McElroy, and his auxiliary, John Dolan, for their leadership and witness on this issue. I am a proud catholic and proud ally. Ad maiorem Dei gloriam. #LoveWins #LGBTQLivesMatter #DioceseOfSanDiego #RainbowCatholics
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Cathereine Raffaele from Pittsburgh
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Tharon Moore from Gainesville
Thank you for shining this light of hope and love on the lives of these beautiful children of God at such a time as this.
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Jennifer Neimann
Thank you
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Patrick Kinney from Waterloo
Thank you on behalf of my family.
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Catherine Frink from Davis
Thank you for your courageous leadership. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป
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Sally Monahan from Mahwah
I stand with all people who work to protect LGBT Youth and I thank Cardinal Tobin for his leadership in Newark NJ.
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Jenny O-R from Alhambra
Thank you for taking a stand for Love and not judgmentalism against others who are different.
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Jenny O-R from Alhambra
Thank you for taking a stand for Love and not judgmentalism against others who are different.
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Linda Molloy from Malta
Thank you. I am a senior citizen in upstate New York. I am disappointed in our bishop for not signing Bishop Scharfenberger)as well as Cardinal Dolan from NYC
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Barry Sullivan from Roseville
Thank you for representing Christ in our troubled world!
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Barb Contreras from Toledo
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Norma Hall from Burnsville
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Jeriann F McEvoy from Easton, PA
Thank you for recognizing the humanity of LGBTQ persons and speaking out against the bullying and ostracizing they suffer in our Church and society.
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Allison Strupczewski from Norfolk, VA
Lapsed Catholic. The Church has an incredible opportunity for inclusiveness and healing in the name of Christ. Itโ€™s not modernization; itโ€™s the fulfillment of the word of God.
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Karen McGrath from Coventry
Thank you for your compassion and leadership. I wish my bishop (Bishop Thomas J Tobin) could acknowledge that we are all formed in God's image.
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Lauren from Memphis
As a former Catholic school teacher who felt pressured to hide my identity, I thank you for your courage.
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Michelle Maher from Seattle
I am a middle school teacher at a Catholic school. On behalf of my students and LBGTQ students everywhere, thank you for leading by example with your signature.
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Maureen from College Park
Thank you for encouraging others to realize that we are ALL God's children.
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Mary Durbin from Dallas
Thank you for your leadership and for seeking to make the Church more inclusive. While I feel the Church should go farther, standing against hate should be completely non-controversial. I call upon my Texas bishops to join you.
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Debra Piper from Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Elizabeth Oโ€™Connell from Memphis, TN
Thank you for sharing Godโ€˜s love.
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Dennise O'Grady from Bay Head
Thank you to all the bishops for standing behind Jesus's radical inclusivity.
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Frances from Oshkosh
Thank you so much! Hoping our Bishop Ricken joins you soon.
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Jacqueline M Morin from Wake Forest, NC
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Jacqueline M Morin from Wake Forest, NC
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Mary Brienza from West Orange, NJ
Thank you for standing publicly with our LGBTQ brothers and sisters. We are all perfectly made - just as we are.
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Kathy Hughes from Nicholasville KY
Thank you for welcoming all of God's children. So proud that our own Bishop John Stowe is part of this group and leads with compassion.
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Yanny Fernandez from Hudson, FL
We are so proud ,dear Bishops ,for your courage in showing the True Love of God in standing up for His Beloved LGBT children. We urge the rest of the Catholic hierarchy to Show God's Love too. Thank you for leading by example! ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŒŸ
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Sara R from Santa Rosa
Thank you so much for saying this!
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Frank Knight from Florence, OR
Thank you for exemplifying God's love.
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Susan from Marlboro, NY
Thank you Cardinal Tobin from a former parishioner in your archdiocese, and to all who participate in Godโ€™s work!
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Donna S from Northville
Thank you Bishop Gumbleton, we are all Godโ€™s children and all are loved and valued
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Anissa Rivera from Duarte CA
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Barb Trudel from Shrewsbury MA
Thank you for supporting LGBTQ youth with your assurance that the God who created us is the God who loves us -in all our wondrous expressions.
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Shirley Robless from Oak Ridge,NC
We are so proud ,dear Bishops ,for your courage in showing the True Love of God in standing up for His Beloved LGBT children. We urge the rest of the Catholic hierarchy to Show God's Love too
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Mary Baville from San Dimas, Calif.
Thank you so much for finally speaking out. You have renewed my faith in the truth.
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Paula Delfs from Richmond
Thank you for your leadership in being shepherds in the footprints of Jesus.
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Kathy Paulin from Vernal, UT
thank you for speaking up
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Sandy Molnar from Lafayette Hill
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Deborah Primiano from Ridgewood NJ
Thanks to Bishop Tobin and all the bishops!
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Christine Barboriak from Durham
Thank you for reminding us that God loves us all!
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Pat VonFeldt from Arvada
Please, Archbishop of Denver, please sign this document. These folks are our sisters & brothers with the same love & dignity of God indwelling. Two are MY children!!
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Keith Osterhage from Fairfax Station
God created LGBT people. It is NOT a choice.
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Mary Ellen M Banks from Charlemont
Thank you to these Bishops for supporting our sons and daughters, brothers and sisters who are LGBT. We are all made in the image and likeness of God, and all humans deserve to be treated equally as the children of God. It is time for our communities ad churches to recognize this.
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SUSAN W DEVANEY from HALLSVILLE MO
Thank you for loving ALL God's children.
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Porter Ballard Keller from Old Bridge, NJ
Dear Cardinal Tobin and Bishops, I am so grateful for your care and concern for our LGBT community. You are a living example of the inclusive love Jesus offered to all!
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Marilyn Mauriello from Charleston SC
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Jane Argento from Pasadena
Thank you!
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Barbara Heller from Altรถttting Bavaria
Thank you.
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Deacon Stephen Yusko from Babylon, NY
I want to thank these bishops for doing the right thing! I strongly encourage Bishop John Barres to add his name to this most important document as we look to protect and welcome the LGBTQ community.
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Maggie Scannell from Chicago, IL
Thank you for your leadership!
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Peter Drake from Sonoma
Thank you to Jane Clementi and the leadership of the Tyler Clementi Foundation, for reaching out and being persistent with the Catholic faith. And, to these Bishop leaders for stepping forward to proclaim that itโ€™s OK to be who we are. As Father Richard Rohr once said to me, โ€œPeter, I am glad that you are ready to be the man that God made you to be.โ€ Amen!
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Michael Unger from Kelseyville
Thank you!
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Stephen Soich from Littleton, CO
Thanks for being an example of Christ in our Church.
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Joel Burcham from Norman
Thank you for "being counted" on this effort to better safeguard the life and dignity of LGBT youth!
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Linda C Stark from Louisville
With much gratitude, Linda Stark, Louisville KY
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Robyn Caponi from Indianapolis
Thank you for supporting our brothers and sisters.
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Susan Kendrat from Long Valley
Thank you for reaching out to ALL of God's beloved children.
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Ruth Woodlen from Harrisburg, PA
Thank you for your bold leap of faith. Remaining faithful to Jesus' commandment to love all of God's children is hard and risky in our culture. Your courage is noticed and applauded
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Saul Farias from San Juan Capistrano
I appreciate the statement, but the damage done by teachings of us being intrinsically disordered are deep and take a long time to heal and took me stepping away from the church to do so. As shepherds your responsibility is to bring us back, but words will not suffice in this matter.
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Sharon Noone from Dover
Thank you for your leadership.
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Elizabeth T. Cavaluzzo from Garden City
Thank you to all the Catholic leaders who are standing up for the rights of our LGBTQI population! We are all created by the same God and are all equal in every way. God is infallible!
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Juan loredo from Rake iowa
We all humans and if we believe in JESUS we should treat each other equally
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Mary from St.Charles
Blessings to you for the blessings you bring to others...
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Denise Ryan from Toledo
The good news is for everyone! Letโ€™s show our faith in action and recognize the dignity of all.
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Mark Gorsuch from Ashland
Thank you for showing Godโ€™s love to those who often donโ€™t feel it.
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Michelle Rego from St Petersburg
Thanks for acting in a Christ -like way
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Annette Magjuka from Greenwood
LGBT people deserve to be full members of the church, eligible for all sacraments, including matrimony.
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Nancy Kaye Holcomb from Seattle
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Hope Hanafin from Venice
Thank you for standing up for those in our family
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Regina D. from Cleveland, OH
This is a right to life issue. The Church needs to do better.
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Vera Candelmo from East Greenwich, RI
All children of God...no exceptions.
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Claudia Withers from Alto
In gratitude for your stand for love and understanding.
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Mary Rosdahl from COEUR D ALENE
Thanks for your courage and support of justice.
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Melissa Chedid from New Brunswick
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Denise Castillo
This is wonderful! In the words of a dear friend of mine, โ€œI love, love!โ€ โ™ฅ๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธ
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Monica Soule from New Windsor, NY
Thank you, Bishops for recognizing the dignity and worth of all human beings.
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Kathy Whittle from Saint John, NB Canada
I went to High School in the 70s and my best friend was gay. I watched him suffer every single day. We are still close friends but he had to move away to know Peace.
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Kenneth Morrison from Spring
To be pro life means to nurture all life. Too often we have been destructive. I appreciate this step towards respect and dignity for a group that seldom receives it.
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Emma Grayeb from Reston, VA
We have been teaching that God is LOVE and that ALL LOVE comes from GOD and yet, sometimes it takes courage to stand for love in the Catholic Church. Thank you for standing for what is right and should be unquestionable.
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Candice Luebke from Wisconsin
Thank you for being faithful stewards of your entire flock. A special thank you to Bishop Biegler~ standing for justice to those who have been sexually abused by clergy; most recently, the investigation of Hart and the disconcerting response from Rome. I understand the *battle*. A survivor of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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Melissa Thornton from Red Bank
Jesus died for us all and we can only be in communion with Him by providing pastoral care to all his children. I am very encouraged. Pax et Bonum
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Lucy Landry from Brusly, LA
Thank you all for caring.
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Fr Victor Ray from St Petersburg, FL
Thank you for standing up for ALL, we are ALL Gods creatures created in his image, whatever our national, racial, ethnic, economic, ideological or theological differences. We are one!
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Kathrine Schneider from Santa Barbara
Thank you for your example of following Jesus. Truly walking in his shoes and loving all.
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Bev from Mead WA
Thank you so much for showing the love of God to the world
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Nancy from Philadelphia
Thank you! ALL of us are children of God, who makes NO mistakes in Creation. What else is there to say?
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Nancy from Philadelphia
Thank you! ALL of us are children of God, who makes NO mistakes in Creation. What else is there to say?
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Susan Glenfield from San Jose
Thank you for having the courage to speak up!
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Eleonora from Rome
Thank you โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™
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Rhonda Markham from Grand Rapids
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Christine Manara
Thanks for sharing the love that Jesus wanted us all to have.
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Marian Beall from Columbus, MS
Thank you for leading our Curch with open, loving hearts!
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Janice K-L from Lake Forest, IL
God bless you all!
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Janet Castaneda from Rocklin
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James Cavendish from Tampa
Thank you, bishops, for showing that you care about the wellbeing of all of God's children.
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Patricia from Newark, DE
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Mary Margaret Cole from Lakeside Park, KY
Thank you for your courageous statement. I feel sure Jesus wouldโ€™ve said the same thing!
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KAREN L HASSAN from Mesa, AZ
Thank you so much for taking this first step. I am saddened by much of the bullying, division, and hatred we see in our Church. This is the first of many steps that we must take with our Church until we truly love our neighbors as we are asked to do by God.
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Matt Mulligan from BLOOMINGTON
"And the second is like unto it, thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself."
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Kama Ogden from Lincoln
Thank you all so much for showing that Christโ€™s Love is for everyone.
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Deborah Clark from New York
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Deacon Kevin McCarthy from Springfield
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Mary Walsh from St Louis, MO
All life is sacred.
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Kate Oโ€™Brien from Rumson, NJ
Thank you so much!
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Annette McClellan from Liberty SC
I wish more Bishops would sign. Thank you for being a voice for our brothers and sisters whoโ€™ve been far too marginalized.
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Patricia Thomas O.P. from New Orleans, LA
It is so good that we can get into this conversation whether all of the Bishops sign off or not. Our Church says all are welcome so let's practice that!
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Carron Leon from West Hollywood
Thank you for supporting this initiative.
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Catherine Moscarello from Columbus, NJ
United in love for all God's children.
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Elaine Laughlin from Lucas, TX
Thank you for spreading love.
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Rick J. Wilson from Dallas by way of Cleveland
As a product of Catholic education (elementary though undergrad) and member of the LGBTQ Catholic community, THANK YOU for taking this bold step to create a more inclusive and loving church, society and broader community of faith.
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GAil Mumma from Middletown NJ
Thank you โค๏ธ
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John Devine from Toledo
Thank you for supporting all people made in the image of God!
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Nancy O'Sullivan from Uxbridge, MA
Thank you for your courage.
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Kunthea Thach-Nguyen from Olathe
We are all God's children. Thank you for standing up and speaking out.
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Elaine Keenan, OP from Roseland, NJ
Grateful, especially, for Cardinal Tobinโ€™s leadership.
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Bob L. from Baltimore
I have many friends in the LBGT community, some I met in Catholic Schools and others through my work or just in every day life. They are among the most caring and generous humans I know. Thanks to all Catholics and especially to these bishops for standing up for this special group, who simply deserve our love & kindness.
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Deacon B. Parkinson from New Haven, Ct.
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Christian from Forst, Germany
God bless you for your courage! Please keep on going, thank you very much!
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Felipe Filomeno from Baltimore
Thank you for making us feel welcome and closer to the Church and for believing in love as the central message of Christ.
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Laura from New York
This is a ray of light, Iโ€™m so glad to see people in a position to make real change happen, stepping up and entering the conversation around keeping our LGBTQ community safe. All Gods children deserve to be loved, respected, honored and kept safe, emotionally and physically.
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Patrick Egan, Vice Chair, Pastoral Council, Church of St. Francis Xavier from New York, NY
Thank you! May more members of our Church leadership be called to join with you.
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Renita Brummer from St. Louis
Thanks for being the light.
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Sofia Fascio from Montebello, Ca
Thank you
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Peggie Lorenzo from Citrus Heights
God created us all in His image; thank you for sharing His love for ALL His creatures!
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Karen Jennings from Hampton
Thank you to the Bishops for signing this! This shows that you care about all people, all of us. No one should ever be bullied! No ONE!
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Mary Terese from Scituate MA
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Beverly Munson from Kapolei, HI
Thank you for standing up for the LBGTQ Community & promoting the belief that we are all God's children.
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Lorraine Stanbach from Springfield PA
Love as Jesus loves.
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Bart Kelleher from Sarasota Florida
Thank you to the signers. Anything from Venice Florida diocese?
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Eileen Quesenberry from Jonesborough, Tn
Thank you for using your voices for such an important issue.
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Mary from Ames
Thank you! God made all of us.
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Sandra Carpenter from Eloy, AZ
Thank you for caring for all lives
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Rev. Dr. LL DuBreuil from Highland Park NJ
Created in God's image, we are all beloved!
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Andrea Bastiani Archibald, Ph.D. from Pelham, NY
It is always the right time to do whatโ€™s right. Never too late! Thank you.
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Kathryn C Hudson from Wilmington, DE
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Bill Holland from Milwaukee
Too often, I hear stories of LGBT Catholics feeling like they have no home in the church. Too often have clergy turned a blind eye to the bullying and negative way Catholics portray LGBT people in and outside the church. This is a beautiful step in the right direction. Thank you for this.
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Sue Ickes from East Moline
For family and friends! God loves you!
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Ali from Petaluma
As a queer Catholic who is navigating the delicate balance of honoring Church teachings with being honest with and loving myself, thank you for signing this. There is a long road ahead, but this is a heartening step in the right direction.
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Fr. David O'Leary, S.T.L., D.Phil. from Wayland, MA
Thank you for caring.
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Annice Barber from Iredell, TX
Thank you for standing strong on the side of compassion and for living Christ's message of love โค๏ธ
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Fr. David O'Leary, S.T.L., D.Phil. from Wayland, MA
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Marcia Kostielney from Rohnert Park,CA
Thank you for standing up for the marginalized. Praying all bishops will realize and support that all are welcome at Godโ€™s table.
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Dan Braccio from Bridgeport
Thank you to the U.S. Bishops who have already signed on to this declaration! God has always been on the side of all of these people. Your recognition of that is an appropriate response to the Gospel mandate so that "whatever you do to the least of these, you do to me." Please encourage your brother bishops to pray, reflect, and find it in their hearts to also support this statement publicly.
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Penny from Baton w
Thank you for showing what a true follower of Christ should be.
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Diane Oโ€™Donnell from Northampton, MA
Thank you for seeing the face of Christ in all your brothers and sisters.
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Camilla F Martocchia from Charlotte NC
Thank you for being true examples of what the shepherd of your flock should be.
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Jayne Burke from Rehoboth Beach DE
Thank you.
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Owen m borda from Cortlandt Manor
Thank you for making this important message clear to the millions who need to hear it
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Ken from Kent, WA
Thank you for supporting all of our brothers and sisters.
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Mariel Noyes from Santa Clarita, CA
Thank you! God loves all His children.
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