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Catholic archdiocese condemns funeral for trans woman held in its cathedral

Posted on AllSides February 20th, 2024
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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has condemned the funeral service held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral last Thursday for transgender activist, actor, and author Cecilia Gentili. Responding to criticism of the funeral from conservative Catholics, the cathedral’s pastor Rev. Enrique Salvo released a statement on Saturday expressing “outrage” over what he described as “scandalous behavior” at the February 15 service in Midtown Manhattan. “The Cathedral only knew that family and friends were requesting a funeral Mass for a Catholic, and had no idea our welcome and prayer would be...

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