San Diego bishop: Some Catholics have ‘corrosive and repugnant’ views on homosexuality

Bishop Robert McElroy was quoted in New York Times op-ed that focused on another Catholic venue rescinding speaking engagement from controversial Jesuit Father James Martin

San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy said recently that there is “repugnant” and “corrosive” bigotry toward individuals identifying as LGBT on the part of “a group of people across all religious views.” This “particularly antagonistic” regard for LGBT individuals by people in this group generates from the depths of the souls, Bishop McElroy said. It is a reality that must be faced … [Read more...]

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What sisters mean to me

Twitter battle over nuns The following comes from a May 1 story of the Catholic News Agency. Reaction to the Vatican’s announced reform of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious took form on the social media site Twitter, where efforts to show support for religious sisters dueled with the group's critics. Fr. James Martin, S.J., an editor for America magazine, … [Read more...]

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