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Louisiana Flood Relief: Caring for the Suffering Stranger

As everyone is aware, Louisiana, and particularly the area around Baton Rouge, has been stricken with millennial-level floods after they have just barely recovered from the destruction of Hurricane Katrina. Christ called us to care for the stranger and D/W

Dignity Young Adult Caucus Retreat

In the final weekend of July, three current young adult members of Dignity/Washington (Michaela, Keith, and Martín) joined a group of about twenty other LGBTQ young adults from around the country for a retreat in Chicago with the theme “Telling

Listen to D/W President Vin Testa on LGBT Radio

Dignity/Washington President Vin Testa appeared on 89.3 WPFW’s Inside Out radio show, where he discussed his experience as an LGBT Catholic, as well as Dignity’s role in the D.C. metro area. The link to the archived shows is below. Once

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Dignity/USA Responds to Pope’s Remarks

LGBT Catholics welcome statement of Pope Francis that the Catholic Church must apologize to gay people; say apology must be followed by concrete actions   Boston, MA. June 26, 2016–Leaders of DignityUSA, the organization of LGBTQ Catholics and allies committed

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Church Should Apologize for Discriminating Against Gays

Pope Francis said that “Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should seek forgiveness” from Gays. The Pope made the comments while traveling back to Rome from Armenia. Read the whole story at The Huffington Post: Pope Francis Says Church Should

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Capital Pride 2016

Capital Pride 2016 was a huge success. Thanks to our Pride planning committee, we had a wonderful float in the Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 11, 2016. More than 40 community members and our friends joined us to march

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Dignity/Washington organizes Interfaith Vigil for Orlando

On Wednesday night, June 15, Dignity/Washington organized an interfaith vigil to mourn those murdered at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. An estimated 2,000 people gathered in Dupont Circle to hear reflections and prayers from about 20 leaders of various faith traditions

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Join Us for Movie Night Summer 2016

Spend a summer evening at the Dignity Center with other Dignity/Washington members for a movie night. Follow the link below to see this summer’s movie selections, dates, and times. The schedule runs from June to September. Movie Night Summer 2016

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Register for DignityUSA’s Young Adult Retreat

DignityUSA’s Young Adult Caucus (DYAC) will gather in Chicago July 29 – 31 for a retreat to continue the community they have built over recent years. These young adults are the future of Dignity and they aim to gather in

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Pentecost Sunday and 40th Anniversary

Dignity/Washington Celebrates Pentecost and 40th Anniversary As part of the Pentecost Anniversary Celebration the Scriptural Mass readings were done in French, Spanish, German and Tagalog (Philippines), in addition to English. This year’s celebration fell on May 15 and marked the

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