National un-Catholic Reporter honors “active Catholic” gay couple as Persons of the Year
Besides serving as a “hard case [to] make bad law,” we know what other kind of “activity” they do – named after a former Old Testament city that lives in infamy: “The outcry against [them] is so great and their sin so grievous” (Genesis 18:20).
Catholic World News
December 28, 2015
The National un-Catholic Reporter has named a homosexual couple as its “Persons of the Year” for 2015.
The Reporter– a weekly newspaper marked by its persistent dissent from Church teachings—confers the recognition on Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon, who are described as active Catholics in Louisville, Kentucky, who are partners in a same-sex union. Bourke and DeLeon were plaintiffs in the Obergefell v. Hodges decision, in which the US Supreme Court struck down definitions of marriage that barred legal recognition of homosexual partnerships.
In its editorial honoring the couple, the Reporter notes:
NCR is already on record advocating for church personnel policies that ensure that employees can en¬ter into legal, civil marriages without fear of losing their jobs.