is deeply helpful for someone like me on the culture wars' traditionalist side. #Catholic
After hearing so many questionable lectures about respecting activists manifestly hostile to the good and the true, it's a relief to hear from people with same-sex attraction who merit unqualified respect and consideration. See especially the story of a man who found an understanding priest in the confessional.
At the same time, mainstream US Catholicism is presently far more hostile towards open traditionalists than towards those in Courage groups. Contemporary Catholics are eager to censure others for bigotry, while largely ignoring what were once "offenses against public morals."