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Dodgers cancel planned tribute to group criticized as anti-Catholic

After criticism from Catholic groups and local fans, the Los Angeles Dodgers removed a self-described “leading-edge order of queer and trans nuns” from its list of honorees at its annual Pride Night celebration in June.

The California-based Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, founded in 1979, were set to receive the Dodgers’ Community Hero Award for their work organizing community service events, including drag displays and LGBTQ-themed comedy shows. Their motto, displayed on their website and in marketing materials, is “Go forth and sin some more!”

“Given the strong feelings of people who have been offended by the sisters’ inclusion in our evening, and in an effort not to distract from the great benefits that we have seen over the years of Pride Night, we are deciding to remove them from this year’s group of honorees,” read a May 17 statement from the Dodgers.

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