How the Catholic ‘alt-right’ aims to purge LGBTQ members from the church

LGBT choir in Dublin during World Meeting of Families
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Marianne Duddy-Burke, who heads DignityUSA, an organization that focuses on gay rights within the Catholic Church, said these groups have been emboldened by Trump, who “has legitimized attacks against entire groups of people and these people are following his example to go after gay Catholics.”

And they’re not just casting aspersions.

Since 2007, New Ways Ministry has tracked 80 Catholic church workers who they say lost their jobs after they were outed as gay, or supportive of gays. In some cases they lost their jobs after Catholic alt-right activists scoured their social media postings for “evidence” and told their employers.

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