10.4.21 Lexington LGBT statement CNS BERLIN-GAY-MINISTRY- resized.JPG

A gay pride flag hangs outside the Church of St. Theodore in Cologne, Germany, in March. Archbishop Heiner Koch of Berlin said he would appoint a pastoral minister for gays, the archdiocese announced in August. (CNS photo/KNA/Harald Oppitz)
A gay pride flag hangs outside the Church of St. Theodore in Cologne, Germany, in March. Archbishop Heiner Koch of Berlin said he would appoint a pastoral minister for gays, the archdiocese announced in August. (CNS photo/KNA/Harald Oppitz)