Posts Tagged ‘homophobia’

Not all gay Catholics pleased at Charamsa moves

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Two days before a longtime Vatican official burst from his stained-glass closet last month, he was dining with an Italian media consultant inside an elegant restaurant on the right bank of Rome’s Tiber River. The topic of conversation: How should the official come out? Krzysztof Charamsa was still employed at one of the Holy See’s Read more

Gay former CDF official writes to Pope of ‘brutal’ Church

Friday, October 30th, 2015

A gay former official at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has written a letter to Pope Francis in which the Church is accused of homophobia. Msgr Krzysztof Charamsa told Francis the Catholic Church is “full of homosexuals” despite being “frequently violently homophobic”. The Polish theologian called on “all gay cardinals, gay bishops Read more

Africans could die if English church accepts gay marriage, warns Welby

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

African Christians will be killed if the Church of England accepts gay marriage, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has suggested. Speaking on a phone in at UK radio station LBC, Archbishop Justin Welby cited first hand experience of this. He said he had stood by a mass grave in Nigeria of 330 Christians who Read more