The Kleins, who are practicing Christians, owned Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a bakery in the Portland suburb of Gresham, Oregon.
The issue of extradition has been a contentious one in the region for a number of years, as Hong Kong has no formal extradition deal with Taiwan, Macao, and mainland China, potentially creating legal loopholes in some circumstances
About 30 people assisted in the Mass, including canons of the cathedral and other priests, wearing hard hats for safety.
Pope Francis granted a dispensation allowing Los to be ordained both a deacon and a priest in the same Mass.
The director of the apostolate for same-sex-attracted Catholics said the bishop was affirming Church teaching when he advised on social media that Catholics shouldn’t participate in ‘Pride Month’ celebrations.
The working document, which calls for “a Church with an indigenous face,” further recommends that the synod identify “an official ministry that can be conferred upon women, taking into account the central role they play in the Amazonian church.”
Pope Francis said Mass in Camerino, Italy, an area affected by the earthquakes which struck central Italy in 2016 and 2017.
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