"...it seems appropriate to understand sexual orientation (heterosexual or homosexual) as a deep-seated dimension of one's personality and to recognize its relative stability in a person."
- Always Our Children
Akron Pride Festival 2018
Emmaus Retreat 2018
"At this table we put aside every worldly separation based on culture, class, or other differences. This communion is why
all prejudice, all racism, all sexism, all deference to wealth and power must be banished from our parishes, our homes, our lives."
-Joseph Cardinal Bernardin
"From the beginning, I was welcomed with open arms, and fully accepted just as I am."
- GLFM participant
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