“But for those of us who work toward building movements at the intersections of justice and liberation, our hope is built on nothing less than the reality that, no matter how we measure the time, the arc of the moral universe bends toward justice.” >>>
Vehemently anti-gay Archbishop Victor Tonye Bakot of Yaoundé, Cameroon, has resigned at a time when new Pope Francis is emphasizing the importance of accepting LGBT people in society.
The Vatican named Bishop Jean Mbarga of Ebolowa as his replacement, at least provisionally.
Public announcements and published discussions of Bakot’s resignation did not cite his anti-gay attacks as a reason for his departure, although his frequent campaigns against homosexuality were at odds with Pope Francis’s recent advocacy of toleration. >>>
The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (LGCM) is today supporting a letter to the Pope from the European Forum of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Christian Groups
calling for the Pope to uphold the human rights and dignity of LGBT Christians. >>>