Just in time for World AIDS Day on December 1 the Pope has finally begun a proper recognition of the important role of condoms in the prevention of AIDS/HIV disease. He has admitted that condoms reduce the transmission of AIDS. This from a Pope and a Vatican and a Catholic Church that has condemned condom…Read more »
The Catholic Bishops have elected the New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan as its spokesperson and. This is more of the rightward march of the Catholic church. Dolan has been a colorful and involved archbishop for New York. He has spoken out gay marriage and of course abortion rights, condemning both. Perhaps not surprising for Catholics.…Read more »
Please read my guest blog post on Karen Ocamb’s wonderful blog LGBT POV. It is about my recent meeting with Los Angeles’ new Roman Catholic Archbishop Jose Gomez. He will take over the L. A. diocese from Cardinal Mahoney upon Mahoney’s retirement at age 75 at the end of February 2011.