The World is Still Fundamentally Good

For many of us, the news these past few weeks has been very bleak. Donald Trump’s inauguration has solidified the fact that he is indeed the 45th president of the United States. His recent executive actions, which include approving the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline, putting a moratorium on immigration and refugee resettlement from Middle … More The World is Still Fundamentally Good

Objectively Disordered – Religious Language and LGBT Persons

In light of the recent reaffirmation of the Church’s stance on excluding candidates with “deep-seated homosexual tendencies” to the priesthood, I have reflected quite a bit on how our Church’s use of language influences, positively or negatively, issues of social justice. The language of religion, the words and texts used in prayer, in liturgies, and … More Objectively Disordered – Religious Language and LGBT Persons