Steve Young, a Hall of Fame quarterback, will be keynote speaker at a conference of LGBT Mormons, along with his wife, Barbara.
In a recent interview, Cardinal Timothy Dolan downplayed earlier comments from the Pope who claimed it wasn’t his place to pass judgment on gay priests.
Pope Francis said that Catholics should not marginalize LGBT people, and that it's not his place to 'judge' gay priests.
The dispute started three years ago when Rev. Cary Gordon launched a campaign to remove three Iowa judges who ruled in favor of marriage equality
'The people's pope' is facing scrutiny for appointing a cleric who allegedly lived with his male lover in Uruguay to head up the Vatican's Institute for the Works of Religion.