Category Archives: Homosexuality

Catholicism & Homosexuals

It is no secret that there has been increased tension between the Church and the homosexual community. The Archdiocese of Washington, Baltimore and the Diocese of Wilmington had a campaign a few years ago through the Maryland Legislative Network to … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on Homosexuality & Consecrated Life or Priesthood

The Pope’s Own Words: The issue of homosexuality is a very serious issue that must be adequately discerned from the beginning with the candidates, if that is the case. We have to be exacting. In our societies it even seems … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go from Here?

A Proposal for the Future I have a hard time believing some of the things I am hearing. I do not want to believe it all. The deteriorating situation signifies bad news in terms of our credibility in proclaiming the … Continue reading

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A Priest’s Reflection During a Time of Crisis

When I was a boy pondering a vocation some forty years ago, I was intrigued by a pamphlet from the Divine Word Missionaries.  It chronicled a lonely priest with his mule carrying his Mass and medical supplies as he journeyed … Continue reading

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Scandal Influenced by the World & the Devil

Contagious Scandal & the Loss of Reputation Any one priest signifies every priest. This collective appreciation has made the present crisis a damning one. When the laity look at their priests, they immediately wonder, “Could he be one of those … Continue reading

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ADW: Same Sex Marriage Legislation Passes in MD

Archdiocese of Washington statement on the passage of same-sex marriage legislation in Maryland: “The Maryland Senate altered the state’s longstanding definition of marriage as the union between one man and one woman in a vote today. Throughout the expedited hearings … Continue reading

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