Pope’s generosity of spirit shows way forward for Catholic Church

Comment: In a new documentary, Pope Francis offers love and support to the gay community. It’s time the rest of the Catholic Church followed his lead

1st November, 2020
Pope’s generosity of spirit shows way forward for Catholic Church
Pope Francis’s recent remarks showing support for civil union laws for same-sex couples are seismic

The Catholic Church thinks in centuries. It does not measure time by decades, years or months, like mortals do. It is an approach of a church that regards itself as a divine institution with a mission unthwarted by the whims of time.

The perceived wisdom is that it has survived millennia because it did not accept change lightly. Changes, when they did occur, were gradual, cautious and slow.

It is in that context that the...

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