Friday, December 4, 2015

Notre Dame Open to Officially Recognizing Alumni Group Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

Recent comments by the executive director of the Notre Dame University Alumni Association indicate that the University hasn’t ruled out officially recognizing the group Gay and Lesbian Alumni of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s (GALA) as part of their alumni network even though the group publicly supports same-sex marriage in opposition to Church teaching.

“We appreciate GALA’s work supporting our LGBTQ alumni through their organization — and our students with their scholarship efforts,” Dolly Duffy, Alumni Association executive director and associate vice president of university relations, reported told the campus newspaper The Observer. “We continue to engage with GALA to learn about their goals. As GALA is a relatively new organization, we have not made any decisions about how we can support them long-term.”

A review of GALA’s website suggests the group’s goals include the continued support and promotion of same-sex marriage and behavior until these activities are fully embraced by the University.  (more...)


No comments:

Post a Comment