Bill Mattison, associate professor of moral theology, was quoted in a Washington Times story on the Synod. See below.

Catholic Church offers tentative welcome to gays

From: Washington Times Date: Oct. 13, 2014 Author: Meredith Somers

... William Mattison, associate professor of moral theology at the Catholic University of America, said he didn't see the report as a major overhaul to doctrine but rather a "significant shift in emphasis."

The church might have "been too emphatic in the past on an all-or-nothing approach," while now it's "accentuate the good, move them closer to where you hope they'll be."


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