With his prolific publications and uncanny ability to provoke recognition of the development of Catholic theological teachings, Goertz is very much one of the major contemporary theologians whom people of hope should follow.
My name is Aaron Bianco. I am a gay Catholic man who has been in a committed relationship for 17 years. My experiences reflect the deep pain, confusion and joy of many LGBT Catholics.
A theologian reflects on Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation “Amoris Laetitia.”
We return to the question for the same reason that everyone else is: where does “welcoming” LGBTQ+ people end up capitulating to a cultural vision that is contrary to the gospel?
The bishops recognize the value of lasting and loving relationships between LGBTQ people and offer a loosely developed liturgy for celebrating those relationships in church.