Dolan, who claims the church "is not an anti-anybody," replied:
"Well, the first thing Iâd say to them is, 'I love you, too. And God loves you. And you are made in Godâs image and likeness. And â and we â we want your happiness. But â and youâre entitled to friendship.' But we also know that God has told us that the way to happiness, that â especially when it comes to sexual love â that is intended only for a man and woman in marriage, where children can come about naturally. We gotta be â we gotta do better to see that our defense of marriage is not reduced to an attack on gay people. And I admit, we havenât been too good at that."
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