doin’ my thing:
On June 26, while flying back from a trip to Armenia, Pope Francis told a reporter that he agreed with Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Germany: The Catholic Church owes an apology to gay people.
The Pope’s comments were short but rambling — not as deft and pithy as his well-known statement from an earlier airplane interview, “If [gay people] accept the Lord and have goodwill, who am I to judge them?” — but even the best apology is only a beginning. Good apologies allow us to live together instead of separately and, therefore, they challenge us to live in new ways we couldn’t have come up with on our own. So here are a few thoughts on how Catholics can begin to walk through the door our pope has opened.
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