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When I was a student at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, in 2005, a group of gay students organized with the aim of convincing the Benedictine monks who ran the school to recognize a club that would serve the needs of the college’s gay community. They met in secret, but if you were attuned to the situation, you heard what was happening. It seemed that some administrators were nervous about the idea of a Catholic school recognizing such a group, which might lead to Catholic tuition dollars supporting a population whose lives are often at odds with official church teaching. The students were more or less stonewalled. Administrators said there wasn’t a need on campus for such a group. Any concerns gay students had could be addressed through campus ministry programs.
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