We shall overcome

I spent last Friday afternoon at the first in a long line of Christmas lunches, which I spent (enjoyably) arguing about feminism with the PR guy beside me. People like to argue about feminism with me quite a lot, since we started doing The F Word on RTE Today every Tuesday. Because it happens so often, [...]

2018-12-01T09:57:18+00:00 December 9th, 2013|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

The world wasn't built in a day, but the Church takes longer to change

In 1986, as the extent of the AIDS crisis in the West became apparent, Pope Benedict was still Cardinal Ratzinger and headed the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith. As the go-to guy on the Church’s theology, he wrote that homosexuality was a “strong tendency ordered toward an intrinsic moral evil”. That has been the [...]

2013-08-31T12:00:33+00:00 August 31st, 2013|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

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