Hundreds of students at several San Francisco Archdiocese-run schools and their supporters in the gay community staged a vigil in the pouring rain on Friday, Feb. 6 outside St. Mary's Cathedral to protest church leader Salavatore Cordileone's new handbooks for Catholic teachers. The language of the handbooks stigmatizes homosexuals, birth control methods, new fertilization techniques and other modern human advances.
The National Catholic Reporter sent Dan Morris-Young to cover the protest and other aspects of the resultant controversy over Cordileone's latest efforts to take the church back a century or two. At the end of Morris-Young's article, he mentions the Saturday, Feb. 21 actions taking place outside St. Mary's and I'm quite pleased he reports we won't be staging our protest inside the cathedral.
Please join us and stand up to Cordileone and the Catholic Church's hateful policies and beliefs. Here's an except from the National Catholic Reporter article: