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Catholic LGBT activists urge inclusiveness as Vatican meetings end
Catholic LGBT activists urge inclusiveness as Vatican meetings end

About 30 Catholics shivered in the chilly Sunday afternoon air as they prayed the rosary on the sidewalk in front of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The group — a collection of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender supporters organized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and Call to Action — urged their church to become more inclusive to homosexuals the same day bishops and cardinals concluded two weeks of meetings at the Vatican to discuss family issues. The assembly in Rome revealed deep divisions among church leaders on how to respond to homosexuality and divorce, and it ended with the pope chastizing the bishops on...

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