- Sep 18, 2020
In an interview with Crux, Father Philip Bochanski, executive director of Courage International, lays out the goals and beliefs of the groups Courage and EnCourage. He also discusses how he and the chaplains of Courage go about talking to its members and newcomers alike about some very difficult and counter-cultural issues.
Father Michael Fuller tells CNS in an interview explaining the difference between celibacy and chastity and vows and promises, “What always must be remembered, however, is that no one is forced into becoming a priest; it is a decision that is — and must — be made freely and without any coercion.”
As a colleague and I crossed the parking lot at the Port Richey bureau of the Tampa Bay Times, he pointed at the bumper sticker on my car’s rear windshield. He read it aloud: “Chastity is for lovers.” He furrowed his brow and tilted his head, perplexed by what he