“The challenges of being both gay and Catholic”: I’m in the Washington Post

reflecting on Fr James Martin’s new book. FWIW I think it’s worth either reading or skipping to the end of this fairly long piece:

After the Pulse shooting, Washington area houses of worship held an interfaith vigil. The participants were of every sexual orientation and many beliefs; celibate gay people stood alongside those in same-sex marriages to mourn and pray. Sometimes it can be harder to come together in ordinary times than in the wake of crisis. But our challenge is to be honest about our beliefs — even the ones we find most challenging — while welcoming and cherishing those who disagree.

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