The Dodgers’ recent U-turn over inviting an anti-Catholic group to Pride Night sparks backlash: ‘Disgraceful’

The Los Angeles Dodgers faced backlash Monday after the organization announced it would be inviting the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence back to its Pride Night celebrations next month.

The team initially faced uproar for inviting the leftA wing group of so-called “trans nuns” were dropped from their honor roll, and others flocked after being dropped from the guest list. After LA Pride announced they were withdrawing from the celebrations, the Dodgers hit another 180.


A member of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

A member of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence participates in the I Cant Breathe – Silent March for Justice in front of the Hennepin County Government Center on March 7, 2021. (CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images)

“Following much thoughtful feedback from our diverse communities, honest conversations within the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, and generous discussions with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the Los Angeles Dodgers would like to offer our sincere apologies to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, members of the LGBTQ+ community and their friends and families,” the organization said.

“We asked the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to take their place on the field at our 10th Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Night on June 16th. We are pleased to announce that they have agreed to accept the thanks of our collective communities for the lifesaving work they have been doing tirelessly for decades.

“In the coming weeks, we will continue to work with our LGBTQ+ partners to better educate ourselves, find ways to strengthen bonds and use our platform to support all of our fans who make up the diversity of the Dodgers family. “

Senator Marco Rubio

Florida Senator Marco Rubio was one of several who offered their opinion on the Dodgers’ decision. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

In the recent reversal, the Dodgers have come under more scrutiny.

Dodgers fan is knocked unconscious during a brawl outside the stadium

The MLB team first announced they would honor the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a group of “queer and transgender nuns,” during a June 16 event, but quickly received backlash from religious groups given the history of anti-Catholic messages for them Decision and shocking performances.

The Dodgers’ decisions about the anti-Catholic group come at a time when well-known companies are being criticized for sponsoring individuals with controversial beliefs and lifestyles.


A Los Angeles Dodgers fan waves an LA flag in the ninth inning during the game between the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodgers Stadium on Wednesday October 12, 2022 in Los Angeles. (Rob Leiter/MLB Photos via Getty Images)


Bud Light recently came under fire for its collaboration with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney, and individuals across the country began boycotting the brand as a result of the campaign.

Fox News’ Aubrie Spady contributed to this report.

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