Tag Archives: Dignity

An Open Letter to Pope Francis on Funerals for Queer Children of God

Dear Pope Francis, Years ago I left the Catholic Church. There were several reasons, but one large part was because I could not reconcile my sexuality as a gay man with the official teachings of the Catholic Church. While I … Continue reading

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In the Shelter of Each Other

“It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.”–Irish proverb Today the burden of our homeless brothers and sisters weighs heavily upon me.  After hearing yesterday that dozens of police officers and parks department officials descended upon … Continue reading

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Betrayal of the Fathers

As a young boy I believed in Jesus.  I believed in Santa Claus.  I believed that my mother knew what was true and what was not.  I believed that priests, nuns, and bishops were holy people who had a special connection … Continue reading

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