Elizabeth Scalia, a very conservative Catholic writer, tells of finding out from a third party that a male Catholic friend was marrying another man. An anonymous reader implied she would have to shun him to be consistent. Scalia forcefully pares back the layers of confusion inherent in our culture’s sentimentality. The result is a short, beautiful contemplation that unexpectedly showed me a glimpse into the tender heart of the Holy Trinity.
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