Archbishop Nienstedt Asks For Gay Music Director’s Resignation

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A music director at a Minnesota Catholic church was forced to resign after he married his long-time partner.

Jamie Moore had been the music director at St. Victoria Catholic Church in Victoria.

This past weekend, Moore married his partner, Garrett.

In response, the archdiocese recommended that Moore resign from his job.

Dale Carroll has been going to Sunday mass at St. Victoria’s for more than 45 years.

He knew Jamie Moore, and like his fellow parishioners, thought the former music director was good at what he did.

“I think he’s a real friendly person. He seems like he gets along with everybody and fits in quite well,” Carroll said.

Moore fit in with the people, but apparently not with the church.

After marrying his long-time partner over the weekend, parishioners got an email from Father Bob White.

It told them that Archbishop John Nienstedt had asked for…

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