17 Oct Sex and the Synod: Focusing on the beauty of marriage and its value
The Church, at the synod, is trying to get that Christian concept of the marriage sacrament back into the mainstream.
It may seem more merciful, given the situation on the ground, to accept divorce, cohabitation, and remarriage as the new normal. The truth is, real mercy lies in proclaiming the fidelity and commitment humans are really capable of.
It’s going to be real tough. But if they succeed, it’s possible that millions of people will look up from their muddy puddles and head out to the sparkling sea. That would be a marvelous thing.