Catholics and the Old Testament

Richard J. Clifford, S.J., writes in America–and as is usual in many magazines and newspapers, the headline writer seems not to have read the article (it refers to “Hebrew Bible,” while Clifford gives reasons why he thinks there’s no problem with “Old Testament”).

Andrew Sullivan’s “Race Card”

Andrew Sullivan applauds “young evangelicals.” “They get it – and the message of the Gospels,” he says (meaning he thinks “the Gospels” are in favor of gay marriage). But then comes the racial angle: “Black evangelicals are another matter. There is, alas, no ethnic community as homophobic in America as African-Americans. Which is why the…