Catholic charity cancels gay NC singer’s performance because of her marriage

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Kat Williams with her partner and dog. (Photo credit Kat Williams via WLOS)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina singer was invited and then uninvited to perform at a gala because of her sexuality, according to WLOS.

Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte hosted Gala For Hope Saturday in Asheville. This year’s event would’ve been the third time Kat Williams performed at that gala, which raises money to fight poverty and support local families.

However, Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte says it learned of her same-sex relationship nearly two weeks ago and no longer wants her services at the Gala For Hope.

“Marriage can only be between one man and one woman,” David Hains, who is the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte’s director of communications, said. “Because Ms. Williams chooses to be in a relationship that’s different from that, it really makes it inappropriate for her to perform for us.”

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