Letter to Fr L – God does not love someone any less simply because he or she is homosexual

In this touching letter, a mother shares her experience of coming to terms with her eldest son’s homosexuality and how it has affected their Catholic family. Seeking guidance, she reaches out to Father L, who offers words of understanding and pastoral recommendations. This heartwarming exchange serves as a reminder of the importance of love, acceptance, and empathy towards those who identify as homosexual.

BITE-SIZE THEOLOGY (215): What is the responsibility of the lay faithful in social and economic matters?

The lay faithful have a responsibility in social and economic matters to work in such a way that the Church’s social teaching can be carried out in specific situations. This involves animating temporal realities with a Christian spirit and collaborating with all as authentic witnesses of the Gospel and agents of peace and justice. Love for the poor, inspired by the Gospel and the example of Jesus, is a particular concern of the Church’s social teaching.