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Is it proper or allowable for persons who are not Catholic or Christian, and who are practicing homosexuals, to conduct concerts and take part in other music ministries in a parish? We have a person who is conducting concerts and arranging programs that are given at our parish (and for which tickets are sold to raise funds) but he is anti Catholic and lives an openly gay lifestyle with a partner of some 15 years. This does not seem right to many of us. Is there anything in canon law that would forbid this?
Answer by Rev. Mark J. Gantley, JCL on 10/16/2008:

Canon law is not a list of negative prohibitions that have imagined every possible crazy possibilibity.

However, prudence and a concern to avoid scandal might dictate what the law might not proscribe."

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