“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
For a truly inspiring call to action, and for your reading pleasure, please follow this link to a wonderful synopsis of the meaning of King’s words in our contemporary world and a call to action for LGBT Catholics and allies to realize the prophesy of King’s vision. (With credit and accolades to Bob Shine of New Ways Ministries for a well-written blog post…)
For a news reference point regarding Shine’s mention of the Anglican Church’s censure and suspension from voting rights—due to conservative backlash that is linked to the American Episcopal Church’s progressivism regarding gay-marriage and the installation of Bishop Gene Robinson (who is gay)—please follow this link to the story as reported by the National Catholic Reporter.