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Bishop supports decision to request a gay parishioner to step down from positions within the Catholic Church

June 17, 2014
By JACKIE STARK - Journal Staff Writer , Mining Journal

MARQUETTE - Bishop John Doerfler of the Marquette Catholic Diocese is supporting Father Larry Van Damme's decision to ask St. Michael Parish parishioner Bobby Glenn Brown to step down from his positions within the church as lector and cantor because of a commitment ceremony Brown shared Saturday with his same-sex partner of 30 years.

 
 
 

 

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