Catholic Church Will Allow Gay Couple To Get Buried Next To Each Other — Just Not With Their Same Sex Marriage Tombstone…
Even if you're a bigot… this doesn't make much sense.
Michael DeLeon and Greg Bourke have spent the last 30 years together, have been married since 2004, and have even raised two children as a couple, but they may not be able to spend eternity together.
That's because a Catholic Church in Louisville, Kentucky has allowed the husbands to get buried in their cemetery… they just can't do it with the tombstone they had in mind!
Apparently, Michael and Greg, both 58, applied to be buried at the Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville in order to take the burden off their kids, but their gravestone depicting two male hands with wedding rings above the Supreme Court was deemed inappropriate for the Church back in March.
According to Catholic Charities executive director Javier Fajardo, the diocese believed the gay symbol went against the Bible, saying:
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