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Aug 02, 2014, 23:31 ET

Gay/Lesbian Catholics Reach Out to Catholic Bishops on Immigration Reform

 The Rainbow Sash Movement (RSM/LGBT Catholics) believes that LGBT political leadership should be more involved in this issue. Attempts to work...

Nov 20, 2013, 09:51 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) responds to Bishop Thomas Paprocki homophobic nonsense in Springfield, IL concerning Gay Marriage

 According to a Catholic bishop in Springfield, Illinois, Satan was behind his state's recent legalization of same-sex marriage. This is the...

Aug 30, 2013, 14:17 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement: Why is Cardinal George (Chicago) afraid to engage in a Public Debate on Illinois Gay Marriage

As we continue on the Road to Gay Marriage in Illinois some people in the religious world are stunned with the growing normalization of...

Jun 12, 2013, 20:32 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) responds to the Faith based bigotry of Cardinal Francis George on Gay Marriage

CHICAGO, June 12, 2013 Cardinal Francis George will be visiting Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 708 W. Belmont, Chicago, in the heart of Chicago's...

May 19, 2013, 06:00 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) Calls on Cardinal Francis George of Chicago to Reclaim God's radical inclusivity on Pentecost Sunday (May 19)

The Catholic Church teaching calls same-sex attraction "an objective disorder" and condemns homosexual activity as immoral, though it also calls on...

Feb 07, 2013, 14:38 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics): Gay Marriage demonstration outside of Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral

The Rainbow Sash Movement, Gay Liberation Network and other groups and individuals will be demonstrating outside of Holy Name Cathedral this...

Dec 14, 2012, 17:26 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement: Gay Catholics Speak Out for Marriage Equality in Illinois

The Rainbow Sash Movement (Lesbian/Gay Catholics) challenges the policy arm of the Catholic Church in Illinois when that Conference makes the claim...

Oct 18, 2012, 20:33 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) Takes on the Knights of Columbus

 RSM News - Under the mantle of Charity the Knights of Columbus have had a free pass on the issue of anti-gay bigotry "We can no longer...

Aug 18, 2012, 15:07 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) Calls for Prayers for Chicago's Cardinal Francis George

The Rainbow Sash Movement is calling on its entire membership across the nation, along with its allies and the Chicago LGBT Community to hold...

Jun 19, 2012, 14:45 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Roman Catholics) Calls on the Organizers to Cancel Chicago Gay Pride Parade over safety concerns.

This weekend the largest and most populated parade will take place in Chicago's Lakeview Community also known as Boystown. The annual pride parade...

Jan 06, 2012, 10:07 ET

Holy Name Cathedral Demonstration Calls for Cardinal George to Apologize, According to Rainbow Sash Movement

The Rainbow Sash Movement, Gay Liberation Movement with support from Equality Illinois is bringing together a public response to Cardinal...

May 27, 2011, 06:00 ET

Pentecost Sunday - Civil Unions- Gay Adoption - Employee Benefits - A Gay Catholic Response

On June 1, 2011, LGBT people in Illinois will be allowed to enter into Civil Unions. How will Catholic entities respond to the New Civil Unions...

May 24, 2010, 07:00 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement (Gay Catholics) Unmasks Homophobia on Pentecost Sunday

The Rainbow Sash Movement (RSM) Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Catholics and supporters entered Catholic Cathedrals both nationally and...

May 14, 2010, 07:00 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement (Gay Catholics) Call for 'Zero Tolerance' of Homophobia in the Catholic Church

The following is being released by the Rainbow Sash Movement: The Rainbow Sash Movement (Gay Catholics) will enter Catholic Cathedrals nationally...

May 24, 2007, 01:00 ET

Catholic Gays Challenge Church Authority

CHICAGO, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rainbow Sash Movement (RSM) announced today that they will be challenging the practices of the Catholic...

Nov 17, 2006, 00:00 ET

The Gay and Lesbian's Catholics Challenges Anti Gay Bigotry of Catholic Bishops

CHICAGO, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In their typical fashion the Catholic Bishops of the United States meeting in Baltimore for their annual fall...

Nov 02, 2006, 00:00 ET

Rainbow Sash Movement: Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Catholics Responds to the Catholic Bishops

CHICAGO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Rainbow Sash Movement will be sending a delegation to the Sunday, Nov. 12, 4:40 p.m.: Procession, Mass...

Jul 13, 2006, 01:00 ET

Archdiocese of Chicago Supports Gay Games VII Religious Roundtable

CHICAGO, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In a stunning gesture of good faith the Archdiocese of Chicago seems to be rethinking its relationship with the...

Jun 05, 2006, 01:00 ET

Gay and Lesbian Catholics of the Rainbow Sash Movement Challenge Catholic Bishops to Remove the Blinders of Homophobia on Pentecost Sunday

CHICAGO, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Rainbow Sash Movement entered Catholic Cathedrals and parishes across the nation wearing Rainbow...

May 28, 2006, 01:00 ET

The US Rainbow Sash Movement (Lesbian/Gay Catholics) Condemns the Violence That is Being Promoted Against Lesbian and Gay People in Both Russia and Poland

CHICAGO, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Eastern Church and Western Church have failed to uphold the Gospel call of Jesus Christ by promoting...