The Spectator

Church’s Inclusive Tone Shifts in Opposite Direction

Mason Bryan, Author

October 19, 2014

The historic acceptance of gay and lesbian Catholics signaled in a preliminary document issued by the Church last week was reversed Saturday when the two-week assembly on family in contemporary society came to an end. "God is not afraid of new things. That is why he is continuously surprising us, opening our hearts and guiding us in unexpected ways,...

Vatican Issues Signs of More Tolerance

Mason Bryan, Author

October 13, 2014

A synod held by Pope Francis and bishops from around the world reflected the continued effort by the Catholic church to be more tolerant and inclusive of gay and divorced Catholics, the New York Times reported Monday. The meetings, which included an assembly of 200 bishops, intended to address family issues in contemporary society. According to a report...

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