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Marianne Duddy Burke

Is Catholic Feminist An Oxymoron?

Celia Wexler | Posted 09.29.2016 | Religion
Celia Wexler

Writing this book brought me into contact with dozens of other Catholic women who face similar struggles, but keep their qualms to themselves. It made me realize that I was not alone.

The Pope of Two Minds Disillusions Us

Celia Wexler | Posted 08.07.2016 | Religion
Celia Wexler

Time and time again, Pope Francis reveals the clash of two sides of the same man: the Pope of love and tolerance versus the Pope who closes the door o...

Massachusetts Court: Religious Liberty and Rights of LGBT People Can Co-Exist, But Not According to Right-Wing Frame

Marianne T. Duddy-Burke | Posted 12.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Marianne T. Duddy-Burke

In a much-watched case, a court in Massachusetts has dealt a significant blow to institutions claiming the right to discriminate against people whose identities or behaviors they find objectionable.

US Bishops Conference Betrays Catholic Church

Marianne T. Duddy-Burke | Posted 11.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Marianne T. Duddy-Burke

As the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) concludes its annual meeting this week, it reveals itself as grossly out of touch with both grassroots Catholicism and with Pope Francis.

15 Years in the Lives of a Catholic Lesbian Couple

Marianne T. Duddy-Burke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marianne T. Duddy-Burke

We've had a rich life as a couple and as a family. In lots of ways we are very similar to many other families across the U.S. We've also had some challenges that other families don't have to deal with. Some have been cultural and legal, but those that have had the deepest impact have been religious.

LISTEN: Gay Catholic Group Responds To Pope's Homophobic Comments

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

I found the pope's remarks so appalling that I immediately contacted Marianne Duddy-Burke, Executive Director of DignityUSA, the nation's leading LGBT Catholic organization, to get her spin on this attack against our families.