Rev. Anthony McLaughlin , assistant professor of canon law, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the Synod of Bishops. See below.

Vatican meeting on family walks back liberal language on gay couples, divorce

From: Washington Post Date: Oct. 18, 2014 Author: Michelle Boorstein

... The Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, who teaches church law at Catholic University and has led a Catholic marriage tribunal, said the meeting's impact will be in a change of tone - from condemnation or apathy to mercy. "The church does not say these people are to be shunned or spurned, or are no longer part of it," he said. "The church has been clear that everybody is a child of God."...

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