gay. Catholic. refuse to choose
The weekend after George Floyd’s killing, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis had in our churches both shining lights and horror stories.
I’m quite happy that my gay and trans friends will not have to worry about being jobless because someone discovers their sexual orientation or gender identity. That being said, I see the decision as a mixed bag.
Last week, I shared disappointment and frustration at one local parish’s failure to directly address the sin of racism. ThisContinue Reading
First, we should be cautious about rumors and conspiracy theories.
To be a “good cop” is to be a cop who speaks out. To have been a good cop is to have spoken out before May 25.
Canon lawyer Daniel Quinan explains how the Catholic understanding of sin can inform our understanding of racism.
George Floyd receives less words than the parish’s loss of balloons.
The argument is simple and straightforward. Which is shocking, given the fact that I’ve never before seen it made.
3. Tithe to two parishes: your parish, and a predominantly/historically black parish in your area.
These objections pick up the least sophisticated claims, and they pretend that this is all black communities have to offer.