Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Disgraced Theologian Sr. Farley Advocates Same-Sex Marriage, Female Ordination

Sister Margaret Farley, RSM, whose book was condemned by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and who was once called the "the undisputed matriarch of dissenting U.S. Catholic ethicists,” is at it again.

At an event at which she endorsed same-sex marriage and women’s ordination, according to the Detroit Free Press, she also said she is delighted by Pope Francis. Why?

“He seems teachable,” she reportedly said.

The shocking comment was made by the former Yale University professor whose book, Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics, was used as source material in many Catholic college classrooms as recently as this year.

At the event, organized by “progressive” Catholics at the Mercy Conference Center outside Detroit, Farley reportedly spoke about her support for same-sex marriage coming from her love of a nephew who identified as gay.  (more...)

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