Our Fabulous Florida Bishops, Snapshot #2
By Diogenes (articles ) | November 10, 2003 12:08 PM
Fast forward to 1997. Stunned to learn that the New Ways Ministry team would be conducting one of their green-lights-for-gays workshops in his diocese, concerned Catholics wrote to Palm Beach Bishop Keith Symons. His response?
Since concerns have been expressed to me regarding the presenters, I have consulted fellow bishops of dioceses where they have spoken. I am assured that Father Nugent and Sister Gramick present the authentic teaching of the Catholic Church with compassionate ministry outreach in conformity with Sacred Scripture ... I have decided not to cancel this retreat despite protests by a few well-intentioned but ill-informed persons.
Two years later, the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith determined that those "ill-informed persons" were correct.
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