"Isn't she the one who hates gays?"
One of them was "home" recently and brought his partner. I was told that his partner asked another family member, "So which sister is it that hates gays 'cause she's super-Christian? I heard she won't allow them in her house."
Um, that would be me. Except of course, that it's not.
I don't hate anyone. I don't hate any groups of people. I certainly don't hate my family, or the homosexual family members.
I'm also really upset that somehow this equation has now become true: Catholic = hate.
Now, I'm happy to say that I met my nephew and his partner for lunch and we had a delightful conversation. I love my nephew and I'm really proud of him. He knows exactly what my beliefs and values are.
I just wish the rest of the family and world knew too. Catholics don't hate homosexuals. And the reason we don't is because God doesn't hate them, and we are striving to be like God as much as possible.
It is no surprise to anyone that the Catholic Church is still roiling in the clergy sex abuse scandal. And a scandal it is: I do not know ...
If you're a football fan, you know what an end run is. From Merriam-Webster: a football play in which the ballcarrier attempts to ru...
art by Sarah Taylor Ko When our family started visiting "our Sisters" once a month or so, I was assigned the job of cook. Whe...
Theological Questions Re' the Nature of God, Humanity and Our Co-Existence (or "Why Does God Hate Me So Much?")We got home from a lovely vacation this past weekend. Despite my neuroses and anxiety, everything went pretty darn well. Shout-out to AirB...