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Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Times, the Abuse Crisis, and the War Against Celibacy

The Times, the Abuse Crisis, and the War Against Celibacy

David G. Bonagura Jr.
 

The New York Times has spent this past week in a less than subtle attack on clerical celibacy, insinuating it as the cause of the current crisis in the Church. On the eve of the Vatican summit on The Protection of Minors in the Church, the Times, in a panic that homosexuality will be blamed […]

The Times Pushes a Tired and Flawed Gay Priest Narrative

Adrian Reimers
 

In its recent Sunday edition, America’s newspaper of record ran a front-page article on the challenges facing gay Catholic priests titled “A Silent Crisis for Gay Priests.” It is the most recent specimen of the journalistic genre, suffering-gay-Catholic-priests-in-an-unwelcoming-church. The narrative is well-known by now: a Church that fails to welcome gay priests, a Church whose […]

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