(REAL CLEAR RELIGION) —
By Rod Dreher
Oh joy, just what we all want -- another thread about homosexuality. Alas, as so often happens, the controversy now in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington involves homosexuality, religion, and changing social mores.
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Let us dive in, shall we?
I know that the comments thread is going to fill up with people saying that Fr. Marcel Guarnizo doesn't deny communion to divorced people who don't have annulments, or other unrepentant sinners. For one thing, how would you know? Unless you are part of his parish, and know this for a fact, this claim would be groundless.
For another, even if Fr. Guarnizo is selective in his application of this pastoral practice, that doesn't mean he was wrong in principle to have observed it here; it may simply mean that he should be more consistent.