Entries by Angela Howard-McParland

Archbishop Coleridge: Church Must Develop Welcoming Approach to LGBTQ+ Issues

For Australia’s Archbishop Mark Coleridge, the global synodal process centers on one clear challenge: “the question of how the Catholic Church might become a more welcoming and inclusive community without abandoning long-held understandings.” New approaches to LGBTQ+ people can spring from these general ideas.

Catholics Must Enter the ‘Narrow Gate’ of LGBTQ+ Inclusion, Writes Author

Reading the gospels and taking Jesus’ words seriously can be a task that disturbs and disquiets us as much as it provides comfort and strength. More often than not, the parables and sermons recorded in Scripture offer surprising and challenging demands for attempting to live a Christian life.