Chris Creegan

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February 2013

Life after Cardinal O’Brien

by Chris on 26th February 2013

In my recent post on Pope Benedict’s legacy I argued that it was time for the Catholic establishment to take a new approach to issues of gender and sexuality. I suggested that if it didn’t, it could expect a rough ride at home and face increasing marginalisation on issues where it has much of value and relevance […]

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Given the recent history of the Catholic establishment’s intervention on gay marriage in Scotland it would be tempting to respond to the recent announcement of the Pope’s retirement in this publication from a very specific standpoint. Pope Benedict is a theological conservative whose pronouncements on sexuality have been neither compassionate nor progressive. His actions have […]

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