Monday, February 19, 2018

Quote of the Day

Over the past decade, the Catholic laity (at least in the U.S.) have consistently polled positively when asked about LGBTQ issues. The people in the pews are obviously leading the way in the church on LGBTQ issues. The change at the grassroots means that eventually change will have to take place at higher levels of the church.

– Francis DeBernardo
Excerpted from "Poll Results: Is the Catholic Church
Becoming More or Less Accepting of LGBT People?
Bondings 2.0
February 19, 2018

Related Off-site Link:
When Will the Catholic Church End Its War on Gays? – Michael Hamar (Michael in Norfolk, February 18, 2018).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
Catholic Attitudes on Gay and Lesbian Issues: An Overview
Beyond the Hierarchy: The Blossoming of Liberating Catholic Insights on Sexuality
"The Church is Better Because of the Presence of LGBT People"
Catholic Theologian: "Heterosexism, Not Homosexuality, is the Problem"
What the Vatican Can Learn from the X-Men
Progressive Catholic Perspectives on the U.S. Supreme Court's 2015 Marriage Equality Ruling
On the First Anniversary of Marriage Equality in Minnesota, a Celebratory Look Back at the Important Role Played by Catholics
Catholics Recognize and Celebrate the Truth of Transgender People: “Their Quest for Authenticity Is a Quest for Holiness"
An Inspiring Evening of Conversation and Camaraderie
Quote of the Day – November 14, 2014

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