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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Nancy from Cincinnati
In deep gratitude to the Bishops who understand the importance of accepting all God's Children. We are all made in God's image and all are deserving of love and acceptance. Of course, no surprise, Cincinnati Archbishop Schnur has not signed.
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Belinda DiMarcello from Apex, NC
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Josephine Hahn from Muncie Indiana
Thank you Bishops , for standing in solidarity with our LGBT brothers and sisters ..giving hope and love where so often it is not evident ..
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Lynn Busia from Torrance CA
Thank you. You are all courageous men of God.
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Rebecca Brynga from Milton, VT
Thank you for supporting forward and modern thinking, acceptance, love, and all in light of our faith. I hope Vermontโ€™s bishop joins in with support soon!
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Catherine Lennon from Milwaukee
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Carol Johnston from Fort Collins, CO
Please jump on board archdiocese of Denver.
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Paula Marano from Coeur dโ€™Alene
Thank you for responding generously to the needs of others, that is the life and value of LGBT youth. Doing so provides hope and light for youth and models the Jesus traits of care, compassion, love, justice. Gratitude โฃ๏ธ
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Lauren
Thank you for acknowledging the light that shines in all God's children.
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Kathryn Larkin from Seal Beach, Ca
Thank you.
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Patti Usack from Kent
Thank you Bishops for your great example of leadership and caring for all individuals. Just wishing more would follow in your path.
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Jay Bauer from Syracuse
This is a good first step, but our Church knows sexual orientation has nothing to do with morality anymore than eye color does. We need to recognize LGBT folks as full members of our Church.
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William Miller from Girard
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Maura from Philadelphia, PA
Thank you. John 13:34-36 "I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.โ€ It's that simple. Thank you for making your voice heard on this issue.
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Abby from Columbus
Thank you for emphasizing the love and compassion for all people taught to us by Jesus Christ. I pray more bishops open their hearts and minds to truly reflect the message of the Gospels.
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Jennifer Dougherty from Philadelphia
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Jeanne Kiley from High Point
Thank you for living the Gospel and exhibiting leadership to the faithful.
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Anna G. L. from Valencia
Thank you! โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ
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Mary Angela Brinton from Muncie, Indiana
May we all come to know that God Loves all of us exactly as we were created.
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Joyce Dominguez from Arvada
Love is love.
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Anne Hansen from Camarillo
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Anthony Smith from Chatham
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Stephanie G from Michigan
Thank you!!!
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Maria P Fitzpatrick from Lexington
Thank you for affirming the worth of every life.
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Mary Lou White from Georgetown, KY
Thank you so much.
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Veronica Ticas-Ludewig from East Meadow, New York
Thank you so much for taking a stand, and supporting the LGBTQ community.
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Christina Flum from Cincinnati
Thank you and blessings
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Patty Armstrong from Pineville, NC
Thank you for signing and reminding all of the dignity of every human life that God Himself designed and created.
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joseph p rodriguez from San Francisco
God's LGBTQ children have special gifts, including the healing of families and communities. Thank you for speaking up.
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Laura Travis from Washington DC
Thank you for this beautiful and inclusive message.
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Debbie Brooks from El Paso
Thank you for stand up ashamed and bigotry and doing what our lord would do. Much love and respect. ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ
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Diane Peters from Huntington Woods
Thank you for supporting and showing love to the LGBT youth in our communities. I will be so happy if/when Archbishop Allen Vigneron adds his name!
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Kathy Dunbeck from Westborough
Thank you
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Jessica Hatfield from Springfield
We are all Godโ€™s children!
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David from Berkeley
Thank you for the compassionate voices!!
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Leah Davidson from Albuquerque
Thank you, Archbishop Wester and colleagues, for expressing Christ's love in our damaged world.
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Bonnie J Adams from Tipp City, Ohio
Thank you loving and serving all the children of God.
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Alisenne Turner from Dallas
Thank you for your courage and commitment to bringing all of Godโ€™s people deeper into the folds of the Catholic Church.
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Diane Trinkaus from Bloomingburg, NY
Thank you Bishops for welcoming us into your hearts and churches!
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Kathleen Robinson from St. Louis
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Charles Awanda from Goodyear
We need to protect the most vulnerable in our society. Bullying shouldn't be tolerated in schools. Although we don't support the homosexual act charity toward the person should be paramount. Thank you Bishops
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Rev. Michael Lynch from Queens, NY
This is such important work and ministry. Thank you for your witness to truth, beauty, and goodness.
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Sheila Cronin from WEST HARTFORD
Thank you, thank you, thank you for being the voice of the Mystical Body of Christ in such a very, very important matter. To see any child of God treated as "less" - or worse, tormented and endangered - is a tragedy and a travesty. Your clear support and leadership in this is such an important part of the "Pro-Life" commitment that we all profess. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
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Deirdre Braun from Branford CT
My thanks to the bishops who are doing what Jesus would do!
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Natalia Johnson from Richardson, TX
Thank you for standing for those on the margins. Every life is worthy of love and compassion and it brings me joy to see church leaders stand against hate. This is a big step in healing the divide and strengthening relationship with God in communities who have been excluded. Thank you, thank you!
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Patty Kean from Plymouth
Thank you to the Bishops for adding their names to this initiative and standing with the LGBTQ and their loved ones. God is love.
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Mary Nicklaus from Fort Myers, Florida
Thank you for supporting! God loves all of us and tells us not to judge.
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Julianne Bancroft from Los Alamitos
Thank you for reaffirming that we are all made in the likeness of God.
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Nancy Britton from Chula Vista
Thank you, Bishop McElroy and Bishop Dolan, for signing this statement which shows love and respect towards children of God. I am proud to be a member of the Diocese of San Diego.
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Kathleen Martino from Pittsburgh, PA
We are all created in Godโ€™s image and likeness. God is Love!! Thank you for signing โค๏ธ
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Mary Robins from Newport, RI
Thank you!
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Joan M. Kluck from Bothell, WA
Thank you, Bishops, for leading the way in the support of these precious young people. We are all God's family and we need to be there for each other in every way possible.
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Evan Swinehart from Nashville
Thanks so much for your support
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Dcn Joe DePage from Santa Cruz, CA
Thank you.
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Lorraine Kirker from Coupeville, WA
Thank you and bless all who support and advocate for the LGBTQ community. They are us. We are all beloved of God.
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Matt Downey from New Orleans
Thank you for following Christ. For those not yet signing on... this should not be hard.
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John Adams from Essex Junction
Thank you for signing. I have seen the fears, tears and wounds of many young people in my career as an educator from bullying because they were "different". They are not :disordered". They are so worthy of love and support. Blessings.
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Michelle from Boston
Thank you
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Anthony B from Ferndale, WA
Thank you for standing with the LGBT Youth. Jesus always stood with those who were the "others" in the community. His message was one always of Love. Thank you for continuing in his footsteps.
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Nancy Robinson from Pittsburgh, PA
Thank you. You are alleviating unnecessary, thoughtless suffering.
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Peggy Wisniewski from TOMS RIVER
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erin kirchhardt from Chandler
Thank you for being the voice of reason and love in storm of ignorance and fear.
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Gigi Jean Eakins from Kent
This is what our loving God calls us to each day. Please Seattle Archbishop Etienne, it is time. Prayer for us all.
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Regina Petrecca from Reston, VA
Thank you for acknowledging that we are ALL God's children.
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Elizabeth Webster from Palmetto Bay Fl
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Sue Schoenfelder from Saint Albans, MO
Thank you
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Ellen from Columbus, Ohio
Thank you, for recognizing and respecting the Christ that lives within every human being.
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Ashley from St. Louis
Thank you.
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Michael Joseph from Nashua, NH
Dear Most Reverand Bishops and Archbishops: I am so grateful for your courage in standing up for all of the children of God. You have opened a positive dialogue in the name of those who Jesus loves, yet who have felt so marginalized in the past. My prayers are with you! ๐Ÿ™
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James Clementi from New York
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Amy Erickson from Detroit Lakes, MN
Thank you for signing!
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Catherine from Marquette
Thank you all for your courage, your leadership and your love!
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Wilson Gautreaux from Mount Pleasant, SC
Thank you.
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Deb Latham from Darien, CT
Thank you for reminding our LGBT community that God is on their side!!!
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Patricia Baley from Las Vegas
Thank you for leading on this simple truth- God loves all of us, having called us out of nothingness to exist as His beloved children, just as He fashioned us one by one. We are to follow suit, imitating our Lord in loving as He loves. I hope and pray you are joined by your brother bishops soon.
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Eller Juco from Washington, DC
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Bishop Prior Wenceslaus Tumuhimbise, OSB from Kampala
I would like to add a voice by thanking these great men of God for standing with this community. The members deserve love, compassion and inclusion. Big ups from Uganda.
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Jill from Cincinnati, OH
I am so happy to see the number of bishops who support and love all increase. I do hope to eventually see our Archbishop on this list
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Wayne from Gsell
Thank you, Gentlemen!
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Shane Swire from Lake Charles
Thank you for signing and supporting!
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Marianna Moran from San Diego
Our God has love โค๏ธ for all his children. We appreciate you taking a stance on ignorance and fear. Everyone is welcome to the altar.
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Carol Luckett from Louisville
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Alberto Bueno from Tampa
Thank you for signing this on behalf of family and friends who are lgbtq. Peace and good.
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Peter O'Connell from Centennial, CO
Thank you!
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Diane Eggert from Birmingham, AL
It may sound trite, but what would Jesus do? Reading his words, I know He would act with compassion.
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John Donner from Richmond
Jesus Christ hung and bled on the cross for each and every one of us. He made us, he loves us, and he has prepared a place for us. We must convert our hearts to love him and love one another, before our lives pass by.
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Tom Murphy from Chicago
Thank you!
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Kevin John Smith
Your signatures begin the process of healing, acceptance, and saving lives. Thank you for signing.
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Michele Zabnicki from Bayonne
Thank you for taking a stand on this issue. Jesus loved everyone and we must as well.
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Barbara from -
I want to thank all the clergies and religious who are advocating the lgbt Catholics . As I am part of the lgbt community, I spent quite a number of years being afraid that I would be persecuted in church. It was just recently that I met a priest who told me that God loves me and died not just for a group of person but everyone including me , including the lgbt community. He said there was nothing wrong I did , I am just loving another person. I am also so blessed to know a friend who is in the seminary who loves me for who I am too. I have known three wonderful priests who have accepted me for who I am and have not condemned me . I think that it has given me a whole new perspective of how amazing God's love is for me and everyone He has made.
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James Manfre from Palm Coast Florida
Thank you for your spirit of inclusiveness that is foundation of our Catholic faith.
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Valerie Stawisuck from Cuba, NY
Thank you for your efforts to protect all Godโ€™s children.
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Adrianne Hamiltom from Falls Church, VA
Thank you for recognizing the power of love.
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Monique Cellemme from RI
Thank you for your vocal support! -Catholic in RI
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Elizabeth Mullaney from Raleigh
Thank you for publicly taking a stand on what we know, that our Creator loves all of us!
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Jesabel Cruz from Port Monmouth
May God bless you for pointing out what should have been happening all along. We are all God's children and none of us deserve to be outcast, abused, harassed. We are all deserving of His love and we need to respect and love another as well.
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Judy F from San Antonio
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Lukas Mendoza from South Bend, IN
Thank you. All are welcome.
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Jack Assaf from Broomfield, CO
Thank you for using your voice for the vulnerable in our community! This is an authentically Catholic mission. Thank you all for taking this courageous step when it would be easier to stay silent.
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Jennifer Provissiero from VA
The responsibility of protecting LGBT youth belongs to all of us. #freeaunthugs
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Juan Carlos Cruz from Philadelphia
Thank you!
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Nancy Wilson from Scranton PA
Thanks so much for supporting some of our most vulnerable loved ones
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Julie Seymour from Riverview, Michigan
While not LBGTQ, I still had a very hard childhood and adolescence. My local parish embraced me and kept me going. Thank you for loving our young people and giving them hope.
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Eileen Mathy from Champaign
On behalf of the Peace and Justice Coalition at St Patrick in Urbana, Illinois and our LGBTQ+ ministry, we are extremely grateful for your leadership and witness to the Catholic Church and the world at large. We desperately need this pathway forward in loving one another and treating one another with full dignity and respect. We partner with you in ending homophobia in the church and in creating a welcoming home for all who enter our parish doors.
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Lawrence R Blankemeyer from Richboro
What is our church made of, if not love, first and foremost? Thank you for supporting this urgently needed initiative.
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Mary F Fox from Cape May
Thank you for your love and courage. We are all equal in the eyes of God and we are all loved.
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Michael Holtz from Arlington, VA
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Paula Nettleship from Pittsburgh
Thank you!!!
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Mary Louise Chesley-Cora from Hockessin
I am most grateful see this support. It gives me hope in a time when I witness such a divided church! Your truth, compassion and witness to the gospel of Christ as well as your support of dear Pope Francis offers light to many of us who see such darkness. January 20 began a new day of promise. I pray more voices will follow.
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Kyle Kramer from Lincoln
Thank you for emphasizing the love that God has for LGBT people!
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John Fitzmorris from New Orleans
Congratulations to these bishops. Bullying is anti-Christ in the extreme and needs to be called out
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Barbara Pigeon from Green Bay, WI
Thank you for your bold statements of love and support of all.
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Steve Kovac from Kansas City
Thank you for your statement and showing us Jesus through your actions.
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Mary Myers from Columbus OH
The Lord created and loves each of us as we are. Science and our Lord recognize there are great differences in people. We love and celebrate all creation, as they were created.
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Christina Schunemann from BLUE HILL
Thank you to all for highlighting, supporting, and standing up for the importance of protecting all of our youth. I hope and pray every leader and member of the Catholic church joins you in this effort.
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Peter P Budagher from Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Thank you all.
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Tom Bartolomei from Hamilton NJ
Thank you for suppoting our LGBTQ+ sisters and brothers! โค๏ธ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ
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Kathy Tebbett from Queens New York
Words matter...thank you for using your voice for those most in need and vulnerable...
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Lizi Dlugos from Jefferson, MD
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Heather M from Lafayette
Thank you Bishops โค๏ธ
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Greg Principato from Alexandria VA
Thank you to the Bishops who have signed. Hoping my Bishop, Michael Burbidge will soon sign. Our Church must be more inclusive if it is to grow and truly serve all Godโ€™s people.
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Robin from Morrilton
Thank you for standing up.
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Fr. John Mulreany from New York
Thank you for signing.
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Kathleen Sylvester from Dumont
Thank you for speaking truth and the message of the Gospel to our young people who so often feel rejected and alone.
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Susan Craig from Bronx,NYC
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Fr Jay DeFolco from Lake Stevens
Thank you
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Dianne Martinez from Baytown tx
On behalf of my son, a daughter, a grandson, a godson gay and given to me by the God of Creation to be in my care...God honored me with them and many beautiful gay friends because he knew I would love them. My son is in heaven with God and he knows the truth. He is in a place loved and protected. His church never welcomed him but there were a few priests who did. His family adored him as well. You have done a good thing...a beginning.
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Joe Byrne from Baltimore
We must protect and cherish our LGBT+ youth.
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Paul Gallamore Jr from Indianapolis
May God protect the most vulnerable amongst us. As the archbishop of Indianapolis, has made clear, the LGBTQ people arenโ€™t welcome. Iโ€™m not LGBTQ, but feel that they deserve the sacraments as much as anyone else. How dare the church deprive and dangle the sacraments from the flock.
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Sharon from East Lansing
Thank you for taking a public stance of support and respect. These kinds of statements matter deeply.
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Sue Gildea from Philadelphia
Thank you for your support and leadership regarding our LGBTQ community. No one can take my faith from me. We need to others to join you. ๐Ÿ™
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Dianne McHugh from Whitehall
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Donal Neary from Dublin
Thanks
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Colleen O'Connor from San Juan Capistrano
Thank you to all the Bishops for showing your love and caring about the LGBT youth in our communities.
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Annie Friedbacher from Milwaukee, WI
Thank you for all that you do!
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Vilma Quijada from Burien, Washington
Thank you.
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Bette Lebens from Seattle
I invite Archbishop Mueggenborg to pray about signing your support. What are you afraid of?
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Mary Dykmann from Lenexa
Thank you. We are all Gods children. He is Our Father, not just certain peoplesโ€™ father.
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Feliza Agnes Neves from San Francisco, CA
Thank you.
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Libby Dodderidge from Kansas City
Thank You for leading the way in acting like true Christians by showing love & support for all of Gods Children.
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Amy Mello from Denver
Thank you. Your support makes a difference to so many.
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Pat Kelly from Boston
Thank you for following the model that Christ left us
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Jennifer from Eugene
Thank you. Your compassion means so much to me.
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Jack de Groot from Sydney, Ausralia
Thank you for your action for inclusion, respect and the end of bullying
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Rafael from Portland
Thank you!
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Raymond Gilbert from Canadian Lakes, MI
Thank you for standing with our LGBTQ brothers and sisters and modeling what it means to live our faith; love first, love all, love endlessly.
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Jane Swift from Williamstown
Thank you. I hope to see our new Bishop, Byrne, from Western MA sign soon.
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Elizabeth Hunt from Williamstown
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Barbara Matsko from McLean
Thank you for especially protecting our young people.
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Mary Hess from St. Paul, Minnesota
Thank you for seeking to embody the Gospel.
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Erin Bishop from San Diego
Thanks to bishops McElroy and Dolan for leading the church in San Diego with compassion, solidarity and hope.
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Sandra Perdaems from South Heart, ND
Thanks to the Holy Spirit for softening the hearts of these clergy. Please reach out to the priests and seminarians to also be open to loving all people.
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Valerie Schultz from Rockaway Beach, OR
Thank you for offering light and love with this initiative, from a mom whose child felt rejected by God.
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Nancy Nowalk from Arlington VA
In the sincere hope that your voices will be joined swiftly by your peers.
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Margie Hardebeck from Covington, KY
Thanks for an important step forward!
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Christa Persico from CRANBURY
Thank you for your bold leadership.
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Marilyn and Tony PInto from Willington Ct
Thank you!
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Ann Marie Brennan from Glen Rock
In gratitude to bishops who have signed this statement in support of our LGBT brothers and sisters. May many more be so inspired.
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Richard Heiden from Milwaukee
Thank you for taking this action. I never understood anti-homosexuality. The Bible is overwhelmingly โ€œpro-love,โ€ so why would a particular kind be considered evil or sinful? The Bibleโ€™s strictures against homosexuality are never in the context of romantic love. In fact, in several places it is explicitly in the context of prostitution in pagan temples. Maybe thatโ€™s the way it is intended to be understood.
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Lowell Rinker from Kalamazoo MI
Grateful to all of the Bishops who signed on to this recognition that all of God's children deserve love and respect.
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Joan Mumaw ihm from Silver Spring
Thank you for honoring the human dignity of our LGBTQ brothers and sisters.
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Jamie Alarcon from Fontana
Iโ€™m Catholic and I am gay. Iโ€™ve been blessed and Iโ€™ve been hurt from my youth to now as a young adult. Above all, I know I am a child of God. With all of my heart, thank you. Even if you donโ€™t know all of our stories, this means saving lives and healing wounds, including my own. We need more Bishops like you to live the Gospels of today. May this action lead us all closer to Christ rather than away from Him & His church. Peace be with you!
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Julie Miller from Winston-Salem
Thank you for reminding the world that we are all a part of Godโ€™s family.
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Lily Rose from Roseville
Thank you! God created us in his own image, and we are all his children, and we all deserve to be treated equally and embraced by His love!
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Linda Capozello from Wyomissing
Thank you for your courage and your humanity
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Monica from Boise
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Julia Bealler from Lynbrook
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Stephanie Snyder from Owensboro
Thank you for showing that my faith can be open to change. I feel strongly about my Catholic roots, however, we must not judge others lest we be judged ourselves. All persons deserve to be loved and cherished.
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Caryn from Upland
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Elizabeth from Thornton, CO
Thank you for your support in protecting our youth and our community!
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John Oberst from Omaha
Thank you for standing up for what is right Fathers
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David Bennett from SOUTHSEA
Thank you for leading the Catholic Church into the future and letting LGBTQ+ Christians know they are loved, wanted and valuable.
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Barbara Roumaya from Lansdale
Thank you for following the path of Jesus, who welcomed all. I pray that other Bishops follow your leadership.
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Carolyn Wille from Pewaukee
Thank you for speaking up in support of all Godโ€™s children.
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Kristin Hoffman from Annapolis
Thank you!
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Peggy VanTassel from Robbinsville
Thank you, Bishops. I hope that Bishop O'Connell joins you.
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Colleen Curtin from Endwell
Than you for your efforts to build a more inclusive world.
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Maureen Weierbach from Fredericksburg
Thank you for your stand. It should be a loving stand and not have to be courageous.
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Judy Ryan from East Elmhurst, NY
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Jim Lombardi from Bronxville
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Maggie Kraft from Charleston
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Sandra Garayzar from Phoenix
We are all God's children. Bullying is a form of violence and it should not be a part of our Christian life. Blessings to all. ๐Ÿ’• Love heals.
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Jack
The world can always use a little extra kindness. God bless.
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Jennifer C from Atlanta
Your public support means a lot and will help illuminate the challenges our LGBTQ youth face especially within our church. Thank you๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ
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Mychel Vandover from Montgomery Village
Thank you for standing up for what is right. God's love knows no boundaries and is for all people.
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Neil Hannon from Valparaiso
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Neil Hannon from Valparaiso
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Terri Johnson from CHICAGO
Thank you for supporting our LGBTQ brethren
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Peter Bayless from Overland Park
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Rebecca Wong from San Jose
Thank you!
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Tamara Bohannon from Phoenix
Thank you for getting behind the Upstander Cause.
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Paul Pisano from Arlington
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Peggy Wehe from Kingwood Tx
Thank you for doing the right thing.
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Fr Dominic Howarth from Romford, UK
Prayers for all in the Tyler Clement foundation; your work will save lives, encourage a renewed depth of love, welcome & kindness for LGBT+ young people, and offer hope for those who feel excluded & rejected even by our Church. Thank you to the Bishops & Cardinal who have put your names to this. In very bleak times of great suffering for so many in the world, this is a ray of hope.
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Kristi from Oceanside, CA
Thank you for helping change hearts and minds.
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Jim O'Brien from Kansas City, MO
Thank you for continuing to spread the love Jesus spoke about in the gospel.
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Chitra Rameswaram from Santa Clarita
Thank You.
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Paul Campsen from Norfolk, VA
Thank you for being kind and compassionate. It is disappointing that this not a universally held position and that it is considered bold and courageous to voice support for our fellow human beings.
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Sandra from Staten Island
Thank you for speaking up and spreading God's love.
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James Bretzke from University Heights
Professor of Theology, John Carroll University
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Maria from London
Thank you for everything, Father. You've helped so many and restored my faith in Christianity.
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Myriam Miranda from Bay Village
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Erin Butler from Turners Falls, MA
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Vicky from Rio Rancho
Always praying for our priests.
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Patty Davidson from Washington state
As Jesus (probably) said, We're all in this together.
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Katherine Kiernan from Manchester
well done
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Stephanie Young from Evansville
Thank you for speaking out against hate and discrimination against LGBTQ individuals. And thank you for speaking up and showing that our religious leaders are on the side of love for all.
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Laura Boylston from Colorado Springs
My sincerest appreciation for your support! Keep up the important work of letting LGBT Catholic youth know that the church needs and values them.
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Michael Tro from Dublin Ireland
A small but welcome step that reflects the commandment of Love. Now to reflect it in real actions and words.
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Anne E Armitage from Beverly
God made us. He loves us. Each one of us is a precious treasure, a gift straight from God. We should do what He commands: love each other as He loves us.
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Gary Miller from Brooklyn
Thank You for loving your neighbor as yourself.
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Kilian Trotier from Hamburg, Germany
Love will prevail
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Jeanne Branch from Waynesboro
So grateful for this gospel witness
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Marcelo Mendoza from California
Thanks!!!!!
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Joe Henry from London, Ontario
Thank you for your leadership.
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Joanne Anderson from Bethlehem, PA
I stand with all who believe - God loves you just as he made you
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LG Wang from Los Angeles, CA
Thank you for your goodness and kindness; and thank you for doing what Jesus would have us do.
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Carol Rennell from Plattsburgh, NY
Thank you for speaking up in support of these children of God.
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Laura McCormack from Baltimore
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Angelica Rangel from Del Rio
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Jeannie from Carnegie
Thanks for remembering the marginalized
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Erin Fossett from Denver CO
Thank you for standing up for love and inclusiveness.
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Mary Lou Ullrick from Arlington Heights IL
Thank you for standing up for all of Godโ€™s children
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Stephanie MacDonald from San Jose
Thank you for leading!
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Ted Miles from Tomkins Cove, NY
So very grateful to the bishops who have spoken in such a beautiful and pastoral manner. Compassion and mercy pave the way for something more. Thank you!!
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Albert Reichelt from Baltimore
Thank you, Bishop Madden of Baltimore. You have always been a great witness and an example of God's love for all especially the poor and the marginalized.
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Michael Reynolds from Windsor
Thank you for standing for humanity and justice! May this be a living example to other bishops and all those in leadership to stand on the side of justice.
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Cรฉdric INKORAMUTIMA from RWANDA/KIGALI
Your Excellencies Bishops in USA.From the bottom of my heart,I'd like to thank you for this step,it help many&will save the life of many spiritually&physically.May the Lord bless you!!!God is on our&on your side!!!!
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Giordano from Milan
Thanks for your support
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James Martin, SJ from New York
Thanks to all the bishops who are standing with their LGBT friends. So many Catholics are grateful for your courageous and compassionate witness.
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Roula Scoutari from Athens
Thank you very much!
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Victor Muir from NY
Thank you for speaking up and being an Upstander!
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Mariana Iturbide from Mexico
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Kevin from New York
Thank you for leading the path to a better, more loving and inclusive world.
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Jane Clementi from New Jersey
So very grateful to all the Bishops who have added their name to this statement. May many hearts be softened as they shine God's love, mercy and hope into the world.
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