German Catholic Church amends law to allow LGBTQ employees

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11/22/2022

The Catholic Church in Germany has updated its labor laws to end discrimination based on sexuality. The amendment, passed on Tuesday, comes almost a year after 125 employees of the Catholic Church came out as queer together in a demonstration to end discrimination under Church rules. Until now, employees of the Catholic Church could lose their jobs if were open about being in a same-sex partnership or if they remarried after a divorce.

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