128: Gay and Catholic (w/ Eve Tushnet)

128: Gay and Catholic (w/ Eve Tushnet) September 22, 2021

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, I’m joined by Catholic author and columnist Eve Tushnet to talk about her writing, her journey into Catholicism, and navigating her the faith as a gay Catholic.

Eve’s insights – living and writing from the heart of the Catholic Church about some deeply personal, and challenging, issues – are flecked with her trademark humour and self-deprecation and provide some incredible places to begin to understand the Church’s teaching, the role and place of gay Catholics within the Church, and how to discern an appropriate, kind, and deeply Catholic way forward for other gay Catholics.

If you want to know what the Church teaches and what it actually takes to live out the faith as a gay Catholic, you’ll find this episode deeply enriching. I’m so grateful to Eve for her time and so blessed to bring you this incredible conversation.

Let’s begin to understand one another better – in harmony with the magisterial teaching of the Church – and begin to get this right.

For more from Eve check out her books,  Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, and Living My Faith and, due out in November, Tenderness: A Gay Christian’s Guide to Unlearning Rejection and Experiencing God’s Extravagant Love both from Ave Maria Press.

Also read the article she recommended from America Magazine.

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