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Lgbt Catholic Church

A Gay Vatican Official and the Culture of Secrecy

J. Michael McMahon | Posted 10.06.2015 | Religion
J. Michael McMahon

For a long time institutional Catholic Church leaders, knowingly or not, have fostered an atmosphere of secrecy and denial in dealing with LGBT people and issues. This environment affects more than clergy.

Five Things the Synod Just Did

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 12.20.2014 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

All in all, the last two weeks have proven a very Jesuit "way of proceeding," as St. Ignatius Loyola would say. It's what we call "discernment," which includes prayer, as well as much discussion, some division and even some debates.