Hadn’t intended posting again today and certainly not reiterating what was written at OoL on the matter but the news at The Mail is a huge matter, far more so than the Anglican Church is.
If it is so that the Pope is to cease condemning gay “marriage”, then that is an entirely different thing to stopping condemning gays per se. I hope you see the distinction.
The question of gays themselves is a venal matter, in Catholic terminology, arguments can be made.
The question of gay “marriage” though strikes at the very heart of the church worldwide and it the job of church leaders to condemn the rampant familyphobia going on and the false construct of gay unions being anything like a marriage. If anyone should understand that, it should be the Pope and Welby.
A billion Catholics are expecting the latter to condemn not just homosexuality but the whole attempt by Them to corrupt the notion of sanctified marriage.…