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Chicago -- A gay Ugandan who has led the resistance to his country's anti-homosexuality laws, Mugisha addressed American LGBT Catholics and their supporters at a recent symposium.
New Ways Ministry, the 40-year-old advocacy group for LGBT Catholics, held its eighth national symposium in Chicago April 28-30 and highlighted a sense of optimism under the leadership of Pope Francis.
Chicago -- "The flack has been enormous," since he accepted New Ways Ministry's invitation, the Lexington bishop says, but LGBT Catholics' "valuable expression of mercy" has inspired him.
Viewpoint: The problem with the Vatican document "The Gift of the Priestly Vocation" is that the language about homosexuality is not nuanced, but sloppy, and thus, dangerous.