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“Building a Bridge” a New Book by Fr. James Martin, SJ

June 13, 2017 - New York Times bestselling author and America Media editor at large Fr. James Martin, SJ, will debut his latest book Building a Bridge, which focuses on the relationship between LGBT Catholics and the Church.

Turning to the Catechism, Fr. Martin draws on the three criteria at the heart of the Christian ministry—"respect, compassion, and sensitivity"—as a model for the Catholic Church’s relationship with the LGBT community. 

Building a Bridge: the church & the LGBT community

Fr. James Martin, SJ says the church must welcome LGBT people as God's beloved children. His new book on building bridges between the LGBT community and the church arrives June 13. Read an excerpt here:www.americamagazine.org/faith/2016/10/30/james-martin-sj-we-need-build-bridge-between-lgbt-community-and-catholic-church Then preorder the book here: jamesmartinsj.com

Posted by America Magazine - The Jesuit Review on Monday, 29 May 2017




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