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Politics & SocietyNews
The Associated Press
Germany's Catholic bishops and lay representatives agreed to call for the church in Germany to approve blessings of same-sex unions, despite Vatican statements.
FaithNews Analysis
Michael J. O’Loughlin
While many L.G.B.T. Catholics have welcomed Pope Francis' emphasis on inclusion and welcome, they hope for future changes in policies and rhetoric around L.G.B.T. issues in the church.
FaithFaith and Reason
Robert W. McElroy
Pope Francis is calling us to appreciate the vital interplay between the pastoral and doctrinal aspects of church teaching when it comes to sexual sin and the reception of the Eucharist.
J.D. Long-García
The changing demographics of the Catholic Church in the United States raises the question: How well do Cardinal Robert McElroy’s views reflect the various perspectives present in the growing Latino community?
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Simon Caldwell - OSV News
The Church of England banned church weddings for same-sex couples while allowing priests to bless same-sex marriages and partnerships.
FaithFaith and Reason
Abigail FavaleElizabeth Sweeny Block
After two professors of theology engaged in a fruitful conversation in America on the 2019 Vatican document on “‘gender theory in education,” the editors invited them each to respond once again to each other on the subject of gender identity and transgender persons.