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By Jose Sanchez There’s a common misconception that as Christians we are responsible for the state of a person’s eternal soul, including those of LGBT individuals. We think that it’s our responsibility to outreach, evangelize, convince, and convert them. We believe that their success or failure is directly correlated to our efforts in their lives….

Note: This post was originally a sermon in All Inclusive Ministries’ monthly mass, celebrated on the fourth Saturday of every month at 7:00 p.m. By Fr. Gilles Mongeau, S.J. Imagine for a moment that you are one of the crowd of mourners at the house of Jairus: perhaps you are a family friend, a neighbour, a…

By Michael Barwick When I decided to become a Roman Catholic, many of my friends were genuinely concerned. I was repeatedly asked: – How can you become Catholic when you are gay? – Doesn’t the Roman Catholic Church teach that you can’t be gay and be a Christian, let alone be Catholic? – The Church…

By Jonathan David “Jesus, the homeless” is a life-size sculpture by Timothy Schmalz of a blanketed (or robed) man sleeping on a bench. “Jesus” graces the entrance to Regis College on Wellesley Street, in Toronto, and last winter on more than one occasion I mistook the snow-dusted sculpture for an actual person. It was a…

By Bishoy Dawood Matt. 14:13-21 recounts the miraculous story of Jesus feeding the five thousand men, women and children with five loaves of bread and two fish. While our minds may be distracted by the historical and scientific questions of such a miraculous feat, what I’d like to focus on in my reflection here is…

By David Gonzalez During a fire in a convent, a group of nuns were trapped on the third floor. Thinking quickly, they took off their habits, tied them together, and used them as a rope to go down through the window. After they had reached safety, a reporter asked, “Weren’t you worried that your habits…

By Jonathan David “Family values” is a term that all or most of us would embrace. Even critics of capitalism, patriarchy, and compulsory heterosexuality agree that good family relationships based on justice-love are important, and that where those are lacking or damaged, violence takes root. The world would be a better place if families were…

By Jonathan David “I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” (John 10:10) A friend who is a priest was on sabbatical, where the city priests spoke of the sorry state of the understaffed churches in the poorer rural areas of the country. So he organized a mission to help staff liturgies…

In this videos produced by the Ignatian News Network, a YouTube channel ran by the Jesuits, Catholic parents of LGBTQ children discuss their journeys in discovering, accepting and affirming their child’s sexual orientation and how their faith lives were impacted. In a 6-minute per video format, INN also sheds light into the approach that parents(and society)…

By John P. Langan, S.J., published by America Magazine Until recently, where the Catholic Church stands on homosexuality was regarded as obvious. The stance of the church toward gays and lesbians and their distinctive activities was seen as negative, leading to judgments and condemnations. Of decisive importance was the negative moral judgment on homosexual acts as…

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