ADDED ON: 07/25/2018

LGBT Catholic Group ‘Shut out’ of Pope Family Conference

07/24/2018 | Pink News

An LGBT Catholic group has alleged that they are being deliberately shut out of the World Meeting of Families conference, which is set to be attended by the Pope. The World Meeting of Families meeting that is set to take place in Ireland this month had already been marred by controversy over disputes over LGBT families. Organisers were forced to remove all references to homosexuality and same-sex parents from booklets produced ahead of the event following pressure from anti-LGBT Catholic lobbyists. The dispute has become politically charged in Ireland, which takes a progressive stance on LGBT issues that is at odds with the Church’s official stances on gay families.

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