LA Times – Stand Against Prop 8 Costs Priest Dearly

ImageImageThe Los Angeles Times has picked up the story of Fresno’s own Father Geoffrey Farrow, who recently came out of the closet and denounced Prop 8. The following is from the article in the Times. A link at the bottom provides access to the full article…

A week ago, Father Geoffrey Farrow stood before his Roman Catholic parishioners in Fresno and delivered a sermon that placed him squarely at odds with his church over gay marriage.

With Proposition 8 on the November ballot, and his own bishop urging Central Valley priests to support its definition of traditional marriage, Farrow told congregants he felt obligated to break "a numbing silence" about church prejudice against homosexuals.

"How is marriage protected by intimidating gay and lesbian people into loveless and lonely lives?" he asked parishioners of the St. Paul Newman Center. "I am morally compelled to vote no on Proposition 8."

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