04 January 2024, The Tablet

LGBT, the Church and the new rules of the game

No major Christian body has been able to deal with this matter without the threat or actuality of schism.

LGBT, the Church and the new rules of the game

A traditional Catholic understanding of Grace, ‘one not hugely bothered by sin’, is key to progress in the LGBT debate .

By reaffirming traditional teaching on marriage, but insisting that same-sex couples are “blessable” rather than “contemptible”, Pope Francis has opened a way forward that will allow LGBT Catholics to be listened to on their own terms while maintaining the unity of the Church.
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