11 January 2024, The Tablet

Lay down your stones

Fiducia Supplicans and the Bible.

Lay down your stones

Ludovico Mazzolino’s 1522 painting of Christ and the woman taken in adultery.

A biblical scholar compares the Vatican’s cautious opening to couples in relationships disapproved of by the Church to the expansive generosity Jesus showed to those the religious leaders of his day considered sexual sinners.
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