By Darel E. Paul, First Things - This intolerance is typical of government in the Boston-Washington corridor and on the Pacific coast, where the normalization of homosexuality is a hallmark of contemporary professional and managerial class culture and status. States such as Massachusetts and Illinois, and cities such as San Francisco and Washington, D.C. long ago stopped partnering with Catholic Charities adoption services over matters of homosexuality....
By Dr. Jeff Mirus, Catholic Culture - When we say “God made you like that”, we must not mean that God does not regard the disorders we suffer as disorders. This expression must not be taken to mean that God creates, intends, or blesses our rage, our theft, our sexual sins... God loves you like that: This statement is true only if we are acknowledging what should be a challenging Christian understanding of love.
By Fr. Gerald E. Murray, The Catholic Thing - The lesson here is clear: if the Holy See wants to root out the sexual abuse of minors by clergy, and also put an end to the associated cover-ups by senior clergy and bishops, then it must use the same means in other places that it used here. Vatican designated investigators with no ties to the local church under investigation should be sent to gather evidence when complaints of sexual abuse and cover-ups are received.
By Chad Groening, OneNewsNow - A forthcoming report from the Inspector General's office reportedly contains evidence that senior FBI officials used the resources of the federal agency to infiltrate the 2016 Trump presidential campaign... The IG is expanding the existing investigation into the Russia collusion probe by examining whether there was improper, politically motivated surveillance of a Republican candidate by the Obama-led Justice Department.