Tapestry

LGBTQ Catholics and why they stay

Xorje Olivares looks for solace and hope from the Catholic church. However, he's gay and the formal church continues to identify same-sex unions as a sin. Olivares shares what a different vision of the capital-C church could look like. Plus, Jane Goodall, who is this year's Templeton Prize winner.
Catholic churches across Germany, in an initiative dubbed #liebegewinnt (love wins), have been blessing couples of all sexual orientations since yesterday in open defiance of Catholic Church practice as dictated by Rome. (Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Xorje Olivares looks for solace and hope from the Catholic church. The problem is he's gay and the formal church continues to identify same-sex unions as a sin. Olivares shares what a different vision of the capital-C church could look like, if the institution was more accepting.

Later, we hear from scientist and environmental advocate Jane Goodall, who is this year's Templeton Prize winner.

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