Homosexuality and the Church GUESTS: MICHAEL AYDEE *National Field Organizer for "More Light Presbyterians" and an openly gay elder FATHER BRUCE WILLIAMS *Theological advisor to Sister Gramick and Father Nugent for their appearance before a Vatican commission *Teacher, University of St-Thomas (Rome) CHRISTOPHER WOLFE *Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin *Editor, Homosexuality & American Public Life (Spence l999) The Vatican ordered an American priest and nun to end their thirty-year-old ministry to gays and lesbians after an investigation concluded they had failed to comply with the church's teaching on the "intrinsic evil of homosexual acts." A United Methodist Church minister in Chicago was convicted of officiating at the union of two gay men in March and suspended from his duties. Presbyterians allow their clergy to be homosexual as long as they are celibate. Is the church an unwelcome place for homosexuals? Join Ray Suarez and guests to discuss the ways mainstream churches address the spiritual needs of Christian homosexuals.
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Homosexuality and the Church

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Homosexuality and the Church

Homosexuality and the Church

Homosexuality and the Church

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GUESTS: MICHAEL AYDEE *National Field Organizer for "More Light Presbyterians" and an openly gay elder FATHER BRUCE WILLIAMS *Theological advisor to Sister Gramick and Father Nugent for their appearance before a Vatican commission *Teacher, University of St-Thomas (Rome) CHRISTOPHER WOLFE *Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin *Editor, Homosexuality & American Public Life (Spence l999) The Vatican ordered an American priest and nun to end their thirty-year-old ministry to gays and lesbians after an investigation concluded they had failed to comply with the church's teaching on the "intrinsic evil of homosexual acts." A United Methodist Church minister in Chicago was convicted of officiating at the union of two gay men in March and suspended from his duties. Presbyterians allow their clergy to be homosexual as long as they are celibate. Is the church an unwelcome place for homosexuals? Join Ray Suarez and guests to discuss the ways mainstream churches address the spiritual needs of Christian homosexuals.