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Pope Francis Gays in the Vatican

I Take It Back! What Pope Francis Said (Part 2)

Michael Pettinger | Posted 10.08.2013 | Religion
Michael Pettinger

While researching media reaction to Pope Francis' recent call for a "deep theology of women in the Church," I came across several pieces that got me thinking instead about the pope's comments on gays.

What Exactly Did Pope Francis Say?

Michael Pettinger | Posted 10.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Pettinger

Who exactly is not being judged here? Gay Vatican bureaucrats, gay priests, or gays, period? And does it really matter? At the risk of being a nitpicking professor, trained in the close-reading habits of a literary scholar, I would argue that it does matter.