“According to the knowledge, competence, and prestige which they possess, [the Christian faithful] have the right and even at times the duty to manifest to the sacred pastors their opinion on matters which pertain to the good of the Church. . .” (Code of Canon Law, 212)
Contacting your bishop to schedule a meeting or offer input about the local church’s handling of LGBT pastoral care is not only an effective means of creating change, it is a right and therefore responsibility for Catholics.
More bishops have offered their support for Fr. James Martin, SJ's book on LGBT issues in the church, Building a Bridge, though not all episcopal reviews have been positive. Read More
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An Australian bishop has said same-gender couples' love is "like the love of friends" and compared their relationships to incestual relationship, all while weighing in as the nation's postal survey on marriage equality that continues through early November. . . Read More
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