Marianne Duddy-Burke

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Final panel session at WMF

Sexual abuse survivor and advocate Marie Collins, former member of the Papal Commission on Safeguarding Children, received a warm expression of appreciation for her work. Marie Collins and the other panelists were outspoken about the universality of abuse and cover up and outlined critical steps still to be taken to […]

Dublin's LGBT Choruses

Photos from Fr. James Martin’s talk

The audience for James Martin, SJ’s talk – overflow capacity, and many turned away. Estimated 1,200 people attending. James Martin’s talk had three sections. First, he outlined six characteristics of LGBT (these are the initials he used) Catholics. The second section covered ten things parishes could do to be more […]

Emily being interviewed for NET TV (NY Catholic television)

Hello from Dublin!

Hello from Dublin! Following yesterday’s press conference, I had a chance to meet with some of Ireland’s leading transgender Catholic activists. Awesome, energetic visionaries! Today was a day of speaking with additional media, including the Washington Blade, NET TV in New York, and NBCOut. Our family also got our registration […]

The Duddy-Burke family

Meet the Duddy-Burkes

We are the Duddy-Burkes: Becky, Emily, Finn, and Marianne, and we’re excited to represent Equally Blessed at the 2018 World Meeting of Families. Becky and Marianne are a married lesbian couple. We live in Boston, Massachusetts and are active members of the Dignity/Boston Catholic community. We met at Easter Sunday […]