The vicissitudes of history, however, have not dissuaded them from their earnest search for a "third way" between socialism and capitalism, namely socialism.
In the gay (Catholic) community, it would seem, the maxim is: love the sin and love the sinner, but hate anyone who calls it a sin or him a sinner.
My eyes are wide open to the conflicts within the Church, but I don't think you can call it schism.
I became a Catholic in order to be more fully the Christian I was as a Lutheran, and that is what has happened.
On such questions, the church has clearly defined positions.
I think the barbarity of the English language currently used in the liturgy is cause enough for sorrow without further fiddling in terms of feminist inclusiveness.
Religion as a human phenomenon is as riddled through with potential for both good and evil as any other phenomenon.
If a church offers no truth that is not available in the general culture - in, for instance, the editorials of the New York Times or, for that matter, of National Review - there is not much reason to pay it attention.