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Catholics are invited to support women religious

After Dodgers reversal, archdiocese invites Catholics to support women religious

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles called on “all Catholics and people of goodwill to stand against bigotry and hate in any form” after the Los Angeles Dodgers reinstated plans to honor a self-described “leading-edge order of queer and trans nuns.”

The California-based Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence were set to receive the Dodgers’ Community Hero Award for their community charity work at their annual “Pride Night” celebration June 16. Their motto, displayed on their website and in marketing materials, is “Go forth and sin some more!”

In a May 17 statement, the Dodgers announced that they would no longer receive the award “given the strong feelings of people who have been offended by the sisters’ inclusion in our evening.” Catholic groups, including The Catholic League and Catholic Vote, as well as Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, had criticized the group for mocking the Catholic faith, and in particular, Catholic women religious.

Read full article on Angelus News.