Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw says team will hold Christian Faith and Family Day amid Pride Night controversy

Los Angeles Dodgers Ace clayton kershaw announced on Twitter on Friday that the team would resume its Christianity and Family Day.

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“Excited to announce the resumption of Christianity and Family Day at Dodger Stadium on July 30.”; Kershaw tweeted,

“More details to come – but we’re grateful for the opportunity to talk about Jesus and determined to make it bigger and better than before COVID. Hope to see you on July 30th!”


Los Angeles Dodgers fans before the opening day game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on March 30, 2023 in Los Angeles. (Keith Birmingham/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images)

Verdict comes after a few days re-invited the organization Sisters of Perpetual Indifference to Pride Night on June 16 after revoking the invitation.

“After much thoughtful feedback from our diverse communities, honest conversations within the Los Angeles Dodgers organization and generous discussions with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the Los Angeles Dodgers Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence offer our sincere apologies to members of the LGBTQ+ community and their friends and families,” the organization said.

mlb team announcement It will honor the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a group of “queer and trans nuns,” during a June 16 event, but the decision drew immediate backlash from religious groups given its anti-Catholic message and history of shocking demonstrations. The team said last week that it would no longer honor the group during an upcoming LGBTQ event.

Clayton Kershaw in October 2022

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of Game 2 of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 12, 2022 in Los Angeles. (Keith Birmingham/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images)

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“Given the strong feelings of those who have been hurt by the Sisters attending our evening, and in an effort not to detract from the great benefits we have seen from Pride Night over the years, we are deciding to remove them. This year’s group of honorees,” the Dodgers said last week.

next day, LA Pride announced It will no longer participate in this event.

A photo of Dodgers Stadium on Opening Day 2023

The Los Angeles Dodgers play the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning of an Opening Day baseball game on March 30, 2023 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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This will be the Dodgers’ first faith event since 2019. Kershaw and manager Dave Roberts Share your personal testimonial In past years.

Fox News’ Ryan Gaydos contributed to this report.