November 7, 2020 - Now that the election has been called in favor of the Biden/Harris ticket, DignityUSA, the organization of Catholics committed to justice, equality and full inclusion of LGBTQI people in our church and society, congratulates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and successful congressional candidates on their electoral victory, apparently winning the presidency and making it more likely that the work of the people can be done in Congress.
On October 21st, a number of media outlets reported that Pope Francis expressed support for civil union laws during a documentary interview. That day we issued a response, communucating our cautious optimism about reports of the Pope's comments.
October 21, 2020. This morning, a number of media outlets are reporting that during a documentary interview Pope Francis expressed support for civil union laws for same-sex couples to ensure that they are “legally covered.” DignityUSA, the organization of Catholics committed to justice, equality and full inclusion of LGBTQI people in our church and society, is cautiously optimistic about this development, while acknowledging that we are very early in the story.