Saturday, September 18, 2010

“Drink to the Pope, if you please, still, to conscience first.” Cardinal John Newman

Pope Benedict trip: Why move John Henry Newman toward sainthood?
By Robert Marquand, September 17, 2010
The Christian Science e Monitor.

…Cardinal Newman, a 19th century writer and theologian, is a convert from the Anglican Church who made being British and being Catholic acceptable, scholars say. He was made a cardinal at the age of 80.

His “doctrine of development” argued that theological ideas evolve into new manifestations. Newman retained skepticism of papal infallibility, famously saying, “Drink to the Pope, if you please, still, to conscience first.”

Was a Would-Be Saint Gay?
By Jeff Israely Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008 – TIME,8599,1837124,00.html

Was Cardinal John Henry Newman Gay?
by Barbara Bradley Hagerty
All Things Considered, September 17, 2010
National Public Radio (NPR)

The Quality Of Lasting Homosexual Relationships Deserve Respect
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, Vienna

Jack Drescher, M.D.

The Use of Erikson’s Developmental Theory with Gay Men from Rural Communities
by Keith W. Beard, Psy.D. & Amy Hissam, M.A.
Marshall University – 2002

Single, Angry, Straight Male... Seeks Same?
By Jesse Bering – January 30, 2009 – Scientific America

Gay Marriage -> Restores “Hope of Love” To Children In Early Childhood – Marriage Equality – March 23, 2010 – By Fr. Marty Kurylowicz

Should Being Gay Be a Family Secret?
by Dr. Ana Nogales – July 14, 2010
Psychology Today

“Someday, maybe, there will exist a well-informed, well considered and yet fervent public conviction that the most deadly of all possible sins is the mutilation of a child’s spirit.” Erik Erikson

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