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Roman Catholic Church

LGBT Ordination: 
LGBT Affirmation: 
Marriage Equality: 
LGBT Affirmation Body: 

While the Church's position is to only welcome celibate LGB people, local welcome varies and many lay organizations (see Equally Blessed) are working for LGBT equality in the Church.

LGBT Ordination Body: 

While the Roman Catholic Church has historically allowed the ordination of celibate gay men, a 2005 Vatican directive bars men with "deeply rooted homosexual tendencies" from entering the priesthood.

Marriage Equality Body: 

The Roman Catholic Church opposes marriage equality.

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