Global clergy abuse survivors and allies to urge USCCB to condemn Bannon’s anti-gay rally in Baltimore.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11-15-21.
“Catholic groups equating homosexuality with pedophilia,” they say “are demonizing gay
survivors of clergy abuse.”
BALTIMORE, Maryland – On Tuesday, November 16th at 11:00am, survivors of clergy sexual
abuse and advocates will hold a press conference outside of the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
(700 Aliceanna Street) urging the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and
Pope Francis to condemn the use of the abuse crisis by Church Militant and Steve Bannon to
promote an anti-gay political agenda, a central tenet of Tuesday’s protest rally outside the
USCCB’s general meeting.
For the past decade, Church Militant has capitalized off the rape and sexual abuse of children,
using their suffering as an opportunity to court donors and gain followers. At the behest of their
wealthy donors, like financier Marc Brammer, they have built a propaganda network to mobilize
support for […]