Showing Welcome and Respect in our Parishes for ‘LGBT’ People and their Families.
11:30 – 12:30 Presentation 3: Showing Welcome and Respect in our Parishes for ‘LGBT’ People and their Families.
(Hall 8A) – EN 🎧 IT, ES, FR
Fr James Martin S.J., Editor-at-large, Jesuit Magazine America - Text available for download - Click here.
Fr James Martin S.J., Editor-at-large, Jesuit Magazine America
James Martin, SJ, a Jesuit priest, is editor at large of the Catholic magazine America, consultor to the Vatican's Secretariat for Communication and author of many books, including the New York Times bestsellers Jesus: A Pilgrimage and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything. His most recent book is Building a Bridge, on how the church can more compassionately welcome LGBT Catholics. He has written for a wide variety of publications, including the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and has commented on religion and spirituality with nearly every major media outlet. Father Martin has been a Jesuit for thirty years and a priest for twenty. During his Jesuit training, he worked with street-gang members, homeless men and women, the seriously ill, and spent two years in Kenya working with East African refugees. On weekends, he celebrates Mass at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in New York City.