One major figure in the tortuous saga of the Roman Catholic Church’s relationship with the LGBTQ+ community was noticeably absent from the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday: Pope Francis.
About Guest Contributor
Entries by Guest Contributor
I don’t know about you, but I am filled with anxiety these days. So where is hope?
How is the 800-year old message of the poor saint from Assisi relevant to the LGBTQ community in the 21st century?
Is a support group for celibacy, like Courage, a model appropriate for all who wish to deepen their commitment, grow in virtue, and serve the Church?
I want to think about the way being gay has allowed me to meet a whole group of people whom I otherwise would have missed or misjudged had my trajectory never been altered by my sexuality.
Why are people scandalized by the fact that LGBTQ+ people receive the grace of God?
God’s whole heart, mind, soul, and strength? That’s how God already loves me? With that kind of passion? No, not me. It couldn’t be.
It is scary looking into a dark well. How deep is it? What’s there? Is there a monster waiting to ambush your virgin body as it descends into the self? What will you find? Will it be worth it? I need a light to show me the way, the path I am supposed to follow.
A news story about a cake shop got me thinking this weekend about intersectionality, the Catholic Church, and Christian love.
When we go back into the closet in various ways, when the wind and the waves of prejudice or misunderstanding seem too strong, we begin to doubt the One who tells us not to be afraid.
New Ways Ministry – 4012 29th Street – Mount Rainier, Maryland 20712 – Telephone: (301) 277-5674 – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contributions to New Ways Ministry are tax-deductible under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.