Catholics' evolving dialogue on equality

Bishop Joseph Sullivan, the retired auxiliary bishop of Brooklyn, reflects on how "My own understanding of [the gay and lesbian] community has also evolved over the course of four decades of ministry."

He writes:

Catholics and other religious people who support LGBT rights do so because of their experience of engagement with members of the LGBT community. They are not rebels in their churches, but people who have taken spiritual messages of inclusiveness and welcoming to heart.

They are taking the church’s teaching on social justice and applying it to pastoral practice in engaging the LGBT community.

Read the full article here: Catholics are reaching out to the LGBT community


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