A man of extraordinary kindness, generosity, love
March 2, 2018
Use Lent to reflect on national issues
March 2, 2018

Bishop apologises, encourages dialogue with LGBTQ

Bishop Francis Alleyne (from left), Swami Aksharananda and Brother Wazir Baksh. Source: Catholic Standard

GUYANA

Bishop Francis Alleyne OSB of Georgetown has apologised to the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer) community, acknowledging that the Church has not always interfaced with LGBTQ persons in the best manner.

Bishop Alleyne shared this sentiment at a February 17 public discussion at the National Library on the theme Loving Thy LGBTQ Neighbour/Family Member hosted by the Guyana Rainbow Foundation (GuyBow)—a community-based advocacy and empowerment organisation serving lesbian, bisexual, queer and questioning Guyanese women.

Subscribe or login below to view the rest of this story.

Subscribe to the Digital Archive | Log-In to Catholic News.