- Jul 9, 2020
Senate Republicans agreed to remove the Russell Amendment, a religious liberty amendment, from the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act earlier this week. Religious groups and charities are forced under current legislation to recognize same-sex marriages.
Archbishop Alexander K. Sample of Portland, Oregon, has released a pastoral letter complaining of “erroneous” interpretations of Pope Francis’s document “Amoris Laetitia,” including the idea that there can be exceptions to absolute divine prohibitions.
C.R. Wiley writes, “According to ‘Inside Out,’ the reason you must embrace your sadness is that it will make you an object of pity. If you’re sad, you may find yourself at the center of a group hug.” However, that critique may not be valid.