In this exclusive interview to the Raven ReView, James Alison discusses with refreshing clarity the political, ethical and ecclesial ramifications of the growing legal investigations into the Catholic Church. He answered questions about church politics, honesty, accountability and morality and what it means to be “church” during these difficult times.
Watch it on the Raven ReView website. Also available as an audio recording. A full transcript of this conversation will be available shortly.
This document is a compilation of two articles which were published in The Tablet on 4 and 11 August 2018 respectively, under the titles “Homosexuality among the clergy: caught in a trap of dishonesty” and “The lying trap: why gay priests can be truthful about their sexuality”. Here they appear under the titles I gave them originally.