LGBT Catholics from Westminster on pilgrimage to Rome

By agency reporter
February 28, 2017

LGBT Catholics Westminster will make their 2nd pilgrimage to Rome from 28 February-5 March 2017.

They will attend Pope Francis' Audience on Ash Wednesday morning, 1 March, and Ash Wednesday liturgies later that day, including an ecumenical celebration at the Jesuits' Caravita Oratory. They will also be welcomed at Caravita for Mass on the 1st Sunday of Lent, 5 March, when the retired Anglican Bishop of Salisbury, David Stancliffe will preach.

The LGBT pilgrims will also celebrate Mass at Cardinal Vincent Nichols titular Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, and at the Gesù, the mother-church of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), accompanied by Fr. David Stewart SJ. LGBT Catholics Westminster are based at London's Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, Mayfair.

They will meet with members of Rome's LGBT Catholic group, Nuova Proposta, and hear from Rome-based journalists about their experience on reporting and 'keeping-up with Pope Francis'.

* LGBT Catholics Westminster http://www.lgbtcatholicswestminster.org/

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