Memories of a Penitent Heart

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Discussion Guide

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The Memories of a Penitent Heart discussion guide includes information on Aquin and the Dieppa family, the relationship between homosexuality and Christianity and a brief history of AIDS from 1981 to today, as well as prompts for discussion and a list of action steps and resources. This guide is an invitation to dialogue. It is based on a belief in the power of human connection, designed for people who want to use Memories of a Penitent Heart to engage family, friends, classmates, colleagues and communities. In contrast to initiatives that foster debates in which participants try to convince others that they are right, this document envisions conversations undertaken in a spirit of openness in which people try to understand one another and expand their thinking by sharing viewpoints and listening actively.

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