Someone hung an antigay banner over the sign of a Philadelphia Catholic church, forcing it to issue a statement that it was not responsible for the offending message.
“God’s Marriage = 1 Man + 1 Woman,” it proclaimed, denouncing marriage equality.
Rev. Robert Feeney, of St. Bridget Catholic Church, shared that the sign “was NOT placed there” by staff or clergy. He added that all were welcome.
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The Catholic Church’s official stance is that marriage should only be between one man and one woman.
St. Bridget is the latest church targeted by anti-LGBTQ individuals.
A church in Billings, Montana, has been vandalized twice this year, with swastikas spray painted on a door and a rainbow flag, “NO GAYS” tagged on a sign welcoming all, and antigay fliers left behind.
A church in Charlotte, North Carolina was also recently vandalized yet again, with “FAGS ARE PEDOFHiLES” (sic) painted across the rainbow doors.