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  • Vatican cardinal critiques Jesuit Martin on homosexuality

    Vatican cardinal critiques Jesuit Martin on homosexuality

    Cardinal Robert Sarah, head of the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, has published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal arguing that the Church cannot back down on its teachings on chastity, especially when it comes to the LGBT community. Jesuit Father James Martin, author of a new book on the Catholic Church and the LGBT community, says that Sarah has missed an opportunity to build a bridge between the two communities.

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  • Father James Martin on LGBT community: A bridge too far?

    Father James Martin on LGBT community: A bridge too far?

    In his new book, “Building a Bridge,” Father James Martin fails to mention Catholic organizations trying to help homosexuals live their lives according to Church teaching. However, he does speak approvingly of New Ways Ministry, which has been condemned by both the Vatican and the U.S. Bishops. Is he causing confusion in the Church?

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