07 March 2018
Jamie L. Manson
God’s ‘masterpiece’ without harmony: the Pope's approach to sex and gender has disappointed many LGBT Catholics
The first months of Francis’ pontificate seemed to usher in winds of change. The provocative gestures, such as the washing of women’s feet during his first Holy Thursday liturgy and the stunning use of the phrase “Who am I to judge?” when asked about gay men and women, gave me hope that change might be about to blow through the Church and rattle entrenched attitudes around gender roles and sexuality.
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