Fr James Martin and the Gay Nativity

Posted December 5, 2017 2:36 pm by Dwight Longenecker

Fr James Martin and the Gay Nativity

Fr Martin SJ seems to have a problem. He’s all for welcoming LGBTQ people, but when a couple of gay Christians celebrate their faith and their love at Christmas he gets all sniffy and self righteous
I’m talking about the gay nativity. Maybe you’ve seen it? A nice gay couple put out a festive scene featuring two Josephs and a Christ child. Both of the Josephs look pretty in pink.
When asked, Fr James SJ tweeted about it saying,
I’ve been asked about the “Gay Nativity” display. So: it’s banal. I’m all for welcoming LGBT people, but this silly take on a sacred story

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