Here We Go: Catholic Bishop in Kentucky Known for LGBT Advocacy Comes Out in Support of Equality Act

A Catholic bishop has joined a growing list of Christians who’ve come out in support of the Equality Act, a sweeping legislative initiative recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.

Bishop John Stowe of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky, long criticized by conservative Catholics for his stance on LGBT issues, sent a letter to the top senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which was obtained by the Jesuit publication America magazine.

Addressing his letter to Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Stowe proclaimed that, “As a Catholic bishop, I hate to see any form of hateful discrimination protected by law and it is consistent with our teaching to ensure that LGBTQ people have the protection they need.”

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Ryan Foley

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