LGBTQ Activists Decry Rainbow Flag-Burning Priest: ‘No Idea This Hate Was in His Heart’

Calling the burning of a Gay flag that had been prominently displayed in a church a “hate crime plain and simple,” ald. Deb Mell (33rd) demanded that Pope Francis and Cupich “send this hateful bigot packing.”  “I had no idea that this hate was in his heart for our community;” “to think that this hatred is being spread in our neighborhood is not acceptable,” she said.  Read more: