On Divine Mercy Sunday, How Have LGBT Catholics Been Experiencing the Year of Mercy? 

Nearly four months ago, Pope Francis inaugurated, to much excitement and anticipation, the Jubilee Year of Mercy now underway. He has called for this to be a time to remind ourselves that the church to be a “home for all,” a place “where everyone is loved, welcomed, and forgiven.” Catholics worldwide are participating in many ways and Malta’s Bishop Mario Grech even expressed his hope that the year would “start a new era for the Church.”

On this Divine Mercy Sunday, it is worth inquiring about what impact the Year of Mercy is actually having for LGBT Catholics, their loved ones, and their allies.

Source:  Bondings 2.0

One thought on “On Divine Mercy Sunday, How Have LGBT Catholics Been Experiencing the Year of Mercy? 

  1. With more gay men and lesbian women being fired from their jobs for being who they are and for marrying, it seems that the pope’s words have not filtered down. But I am an optimist doe now. (And I am usually not an optimist on most things.

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