The Annunciation shows us a God who refuses to coerce women into pregnancy.
My pastor friends aren’t giving up on the gospel, they’re giving up on sexist, racist, bickering churches.
“How can suffering and despair be exploited to advance or defend political agendas?” Francis said.
It’s not enough to carry bags of flour to those experiencing the impact of our actions. Our grief must play a part in generating climate-adaptive solutions for the most vulnerable now.