Thursday, December 22, 2011
Nothing says earth peace and good will toward all like an antigay salvo lobbed by a Catholic Cardinal attacking Chicago Pride’s 2012 parade route.
Appearing on Fox’s Chicago station, Cardinal Francis George moaned that Chicago’s 2012 Gay Pride Parade route would mean that Our Lady of Mount Carmel might have to cancel Sunday mass for the first time in almost 100 years.
“You don’t want the gay liberation movement to morph into something like the Ku Klux Klan, demonstrating in the streets against Catholicism.”
Got that? From the Cult of Catholicism, the global epicenter of child-rapist priests, Cardinal Francis George actually compared LGBT pride to the dastardly, murderous Ku Klux Klan.
For the record. Organizers of 2012 Chicago Pride agreed to pushback the start time of the parade to 10 a.m. to accommodate the expected hundreds of thousands of parade goers but alas, that still wasn’t enough to satisfy Cardinal Francis George.
State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D) on Wednesday called for George to apologize.
The Gay Liberation Network released a statement calling George a “mendacious” man for “trying to deflect criticism of church policies that promote discrimination.