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Where Is the Place for Devout Gay Families in the Church?

posted on October 19, 2015

At The Atlantic, Emma Green discusses the changing situation of gay families in the Catholic Church as bishops meet in Rome for a synod on family and marriage. While acceptance of gay marriage is off the table for now, there has already been some division between conservatives and progressives on how to minister to gay Catholics. “This is the world of the clergy. But the world of the faithful isn’t necessarily the same. In America and elsewhere, there are already gay Catholic families attending Mass, taking communion, and living out their faith,” writes Green. “And while some in the official Church hierarchy might not accept them, a lot of Catholic leaders do.”

Read at The Atlantic