"So he got up and went back to his father. While he was still a long way off, his father caught sight of him, and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, embraced him and kissed him."
I doubt that those who flaunt their sins seeing these sins as virtues acknowledge Cardinal Dolan as their Father or the Church as their Holy Mother. Any suggestion that those marching under the "Gay Alliance" banner are in need of repentance and the Sacrament of Penance would be anathema to them.Reread the last two sentences. It didn’t matter why the son was seeking inclusion; the father did not know whether he was coming home repentant or full of swagger. Motivation did not matter. All the father knew was that the son had made a move toward home, and it was enough to send the father running out, to meet him.