Keeping Pope Francis’ Comments on the L.G.B.T. Community in Context

Just in case some readers have not caught up with this news story, I post this very cogently written article by Fr Jim Martin….reyanna

By James Martin S.J.               June 27, 2016                   America Magazine on-line

Since there has been so much conversation around Pope Francis’ comments about the church offering an apology to the L.G.B.T. community I thought I would offer a little context.

First, Pope Francis was responding to a question that referenced a comment, from a few days ago, by Cardinal Reinhold Marx, president of the German bishops’ conference, who himself said that he felt the church should offer an apology since it had marginalized that community. Here are Cardinal Marx’s comments.

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