03Mar Confronting racism and homophobia

Brendan Hoban in his weekly Western People column raises the issue of how we deal with racist and homophobic comment. He reminds us that
"The Catholic Church has had to learn some big lessons in this regard. It wasn’t so long ago that papal letters used the phrase ‘intrinsically disordered’ to describe homosexual people. I don’t think it will happen again. Or at least I hope not because its use didn’t just diminish homosexuals."

03Mar 3rd March. Tuesday in 2nd Week of Lent

Burdens.. Jesus refers to the Pharisees as those who tie up heavy burdens and lay them on people's shoulders. Rather than imposing unnecessary burdens on others, our calling is to help carry each other's burdens, to make life less burdensome for each other...

Scroll Up