Pope’s letter was not an endorsement of gay marriage

A congratulatory letter sent from Pope Francis to a same-sex couple regarding the baptism of their children was a standard form letter, Vatican says

A congratulatory letter sent from Pope Francis to a same-sex couple regarding the baptism of their children was a standard form letter sent to all who write to the Pope, a Vatican source has confirmed. The letter was not an endorsement of gay unions, the source told CNA, and the Pope may not have known that the letter was going to a gay couple, since it was addressed to a … [Read more...]

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San Jose Catholic church publicizes employee’s gay marriage on parish website

"John and his husband Willie are the parents of twin third graders at St. Clare School"

A parish in the San Jose diocese in California is openly employing a gay married man, who is an active member of the parish council. Saint Clare parish in Santa Clara has posted on its parish website brief biographies of their parish council members. On a page titled "Meet the St. Clare Parish Council," the biography of parishioner John Sullivan ends with the following: "John … [Read more...]

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Do mothers matter?

It may sound crazy, but explaining why mothers matter is apparently necessary

The following comes from a May 8 Federalist article by Rachel Lu: Contrary to what your first-grade teacher may have told you, there are such things as stupid questions. “Do moms matter?” is one of them. It’s the sort of ridiculous query that actually should leave us spluttering for an adequate response. Stupid questions aren’t always easy to answer. Sometimes the most … [Read more...]

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