Very true. :-)

But in this case, Jonathan Yung, it’s not their sense of religious credulity for which I condemn the Catholic leadership, but their bigotry.

Plenty of Christians, if not perhaps an outright majority, hold on to their religious faith without persecuting and oppressing LGBTQ people. I’ve happily attended Anglican worship services, for example.

The Catholic Church, on the other hand, has decided it’s important to teach hundreds of millions of school children that we queer folk are “depraved,” that we’re “disordered,” and that we’re “morally evil.”

In so branding and stigmatizing us, they hand out the pitchforks and torches that we’re all too accustomed to.

Fuck them assholes.

Pope Francis and the rest of the homophobic leadership of the Church actively promulgate hatred, discrimination, and bigotry. They must be shamed and condemned.

Jim

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