For responding to an anonymous complaint and then firing Carla Hale. The group Anonymous plans to look into the lives of others working for the Diocese of Columbus. Now if Anonymous finds some men who are not living according to the ideals and standards of the Diocese of Columbus and not fired, then the diocese could be facing sex discrimination charges. The diocese is already in violation of a City of Columbus ordinance on non discrimination based on sexual orientation. Local Columbus News Story With Anonymous Link There is also an another Anonymous video talking about a planned demonstration on May 3rd. in Columbus to support Carla Hale. Link to Anonymous Video Supporting Carla Hale
The last time I think I was excommunicated was when I flew over the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska while being a member of Call To Action. I am not sure I was still a member of Dignity USA at the time. It would have been double jeopardy.
Is this the best a bishop can do? Excommunicate people. No wonder "Former Catholics" is one of the fastest growing denominations. There are so many other issues other than same sex marriage that call for attention even in the marriage/relationship realm.
It does not seem that the bishop of Detroit has got the message of the new pope to smell like the sheep.