Soundbite excerpt from letter:
As Catholics, we believe that the Church’s teaching on human nature and sexuality is life-giving and leads to holiness. We believe that just as there is no room for adultery in marriages, so there is no room for adultery against the Bride of Christ. We need bishops to make clear that any act of sexual abuse or clerical unchastity degrades the priesthood and gravely harms the Church.
Young Catholics Release Open Letter on McCarrick, Call for Investigation
The letter, published Wednesday at First Things, calls Catholic leaders to recommit themselves to the Church’s teaching on sexuality.
WASHINGTON — A group of young Catholic writers, intellectuals and activists released an open letter Aug. 8 calling for an independent investigation into the alleged crimes of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick. The letter also calls Catholic leaders to recommit themselves to the Church’s teaching on sexuality.
The letter which you can read by pushing the underlined part of this sentence was published Wednesday on the website of First Things.