A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER: After the Dodgers reinvited an anti-Catholic drag group to their ‘Pride Night,’ Catholics must respond with something stronger than boycotts.
By Michael Warsaw, EWTN News,
Michael Warsaw is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the EWTN Global Catholic Network, and the Publisher of the National Catholic Register.
One of the reasons baseball is America’s pastime is it usually exists far outside of contentious debates, political rancor and cultural divides. At least that’s how it’s supposed to be. But that image has come crashing down at the iconic Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
The controversy has been centered for some weeks now on the Dodgers’ June 16 celebration of “Pride Night.”
The existence of such Pride Nights and other celebrations of LGBTQ activities and agendas is profoundly flawed, as the Church makes clear via its teachings about the truth and meaning of human sexuality. Not only that, but the elevation of pride is the exact opposite of our calling as disciples and imitators of Christ. It’s no coincidence that the day the Dodgers decided to honor the first of the deadly sins, the Church bids us to celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, a constant symbol of the power and victory of humility. …