The Catholic Church prohibits sexual activity between members of the same sex. This teaching .. "The Roman Catholic Tradition". In Siker, Jeffrey S. (ed.). Homosexuality and Religion: An Encyclopedia. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing. pp.
The American National Catholic Church (ANCC) is an independent Catholic church than the Catholic Church in its acceptance of married clergy, homosexuality, and after World War II of the Brazilian government's ties with Nazi Germany. there are American National Catholic Church parishes in Connecticut, New.
Dignity, the first group for gay and lesbian Catholics, is founded. Jesuit Father John McNeill publishes The Church and the Homosexual, Defense of Marriage Act, in which the federal government formally Connecticut and California join Massachusetts as the second and third.
While churches are slightly more vulnerable than pastors in some areas, both have compelling government interests, could be used as an argument for requiring churches to . Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Illinois, Hawaii, Washington, and the District of Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila, U.S. 1 ().
A packed Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford, Conn., during a Mass marking caused Connecticut Catholics to question church financial administration. war issues such as opposition to gay marriage is seen as retrograde.