Only homosexuals welcome. In May, Francis received the homosex activist Aaron Bianco and encouraged him to continue sinning (LATimes.com, June 12).
Bianco resigned, to the chagrin of San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy, who said at the time that there was “nothing Christian or Catholic about the hateful and vile people whose persecution of Aaron Bianco drove him from his ministry.”
In his farewell remarks at the evening Mass on Oct. 21, 2018
He promised this: “I will never stop speaking for an inclusive church.”
As word got out, letters of encouragement from as far away as Australia flooded his mailbox. A Vatican official wrote him to say Pope Francis was praying for him.
Bianco is an adjunct instructor at the University of San Diego. He teaches two theology courses at the Catholic school, a lower division class on introduction to Catholic studies and an upper division class on Jesus and justice.
LGBTQ outreach ministries at St. John’s (a spokesman for that ministry says it continues there with no repercussions).
I participated in the San Diego Diocesan Synod on the Family and am one of the organizers of the Future of Faith series to empower Catholic women and youth in the Diocese to envision what it means to share our gifts with the church in a meaningful way. I also served on the USD Task Force on Clerical Sexual Abuse in 2018-2019.
Apostate Robert McElroy Defends Diocesan Employee in Same-Sex “Marriage”
Bp. Robert McElroy, Allies Persecute Faithful San Diego Catholics (ChurchMilitant.com)