10.21
God Meets You Where You Are. And Why That Can Sound Threatening.

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Eucharist

James Martin, SJ writes about the Synod on the Family and the Church’s need to minister to divorced CatholicsLGBT Catholics, and all families in challenging situations. God meets us where we are, and at the same time calls us to conversion. Read it in The Washington Post here: God Meets You Where You Are. And Why That Can Sound Threatening.

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10.2
Holy See Issues Statement on Pope’s Meeting With Kim Davis

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Pope Francis

“Brief meeting . . . should not be considered a form of support of her position.”

The Holy See has issues a statement regarding the brief meeting between Kim Davis and Pope Francis during his visit to the United States. Read it here: Holy See Press Office Issues Statement on Pope’s Meeting With Kim Davis.

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6.27
Atlanta Archbishop Responds to US Supreme Court Ruling

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US Supreme Court

Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory released this statement in response to the US Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage. “Continue the vitally important dialogue of human encounter, especially between those of diametrically differing opinions.” Read it from The Georgia Bulletin here: Atlanta Archbishop Responds to US Supreme Court Ruling

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4.3
Any Liberals for Religious Freedom?

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religious freedom

We are in favor of protecting the rights of gays and lesbians and in favor of protecting the rights of religious minorities. Peter Steinfels writes in Commonweal about the misplaced outrage over Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Any Liberals for Religious Freedom? And Conor Friedersdorf writes on the same topic in The AtlanticThe Misdirected Zeal of Same-Sex Marriage Converts

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