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Bishop Lynch should be forced to resign his office

Bishop Robert N. Lynch of St. Petersburg, Fla., gives a homily June 6, 2014 during the 20th annual Eucharistic Congress in the Archdiocese of Atlanta. (CNS photo/Michael Alexander, Georgia Bulletin)
Bishop Robert N. Lynch of St. Petersburg, Fla., gives a homily June 6, 2014 during the 20th annual Eucharistic Congress in the Archdiocese of Atlanta. (CNS photo/Michael Alexander, Georgia Bulletin)

Bishop Robert Lynch of St. Petersburg wrote this incredible slander on the Catholic Faith in his diocesan blog after the brutal massacre in an Orlando nightclub.

Second, sadly it is religion, including our own, which targets, mostly verbally, and also often breeds contempt for gays, lesbians and transgender people. Attacks today on LGBT men and women often plant the seed of contempt, then hatred, which can ultimately lead to violence. 

Note that Bishop Lynch does not say that “some Christians” or “some Catholics” target homosexuals for hate, but specifically that “it is religion, including our own..” that does so, which in this context can only mean the Catholic Church. Thus a bishop of the Catholic Church accuses his own religion of targeting homosexuals in such a way as to breed contempt for such people, which can lead to such violence.

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