Nondiscrimination laws merit church support (National Catholic Reporter)

I’m sick to my stomach with these hateful and discriminatory laws in North Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, and other places. It’s so sad that some in the Church have used their privilege and power to support these odious laws and to disenfranchise vulnerable populations in the name of “religious freedom” or “freedom of conscience”. I support … More Nondiscrimination laws merit church support (National Catholic Reporter)

#FightforFamilies

Earlier this week, on Monday, April 18th, my Brothers and I joined thousands of social justice advocates, religious leaders, and immigrant men, women, and children in front of the Supreme Court in support of President Obama’s executive actions, DACA and DAPA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans). Friars, postulants, and lay … More #FightforFamilies

Amoris Laetitia

Today, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love), was unveiled. I am looking forward to reading this document, to sitting with it and to praying with in the next few days, weeks, and months. Social media is already abuzz with the glories of this document, while preservationist Catholics are girding their loins … More Amoris Laetitia