Posts Tagged ‘Father James Martin’

God ‘does not disown any of his children’, pope tells LGBTQ Catholics

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

Pope Francis said he wants LGBTQ Catholics to know that God is a father who “does not disown any of his children.” The pope’s comment came in response to a question asked by Jesuit Father James Martin, a prominent catholic priest involved in gay ministry. Martin posed three questions to the pope for the America Read more

Pope praises priest who ministers to LGBTQ Catholics

Monday, June 28th, 2021
Pope praised priest

Pope Francis has praised the work of a Jesuit priest who has been an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ people within the Catholic Church. In the handwritten letter (in Spanish), the pontiff described Father James Martin’s work as imitating the “style of God.” Martin, who carries out his apostolate among the LGBTQ community, read the personalized Read more

Cardinal and comedian will mix fun and faith

Friday, July 27th, 2012

So who is the funniest Catholic in the Western world: New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan or Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert? asks Religion News Service. It’s a tough call for anyone who has followed either man’s impressive record of rim shots, but we may finally get an answer to that urgent question when cardinal and comedian Read more