Journals online and newspapers have been following Cardinal George's apology and the follow-up statement which is not only confusing, but wrong.
On the above link from LaSaletteJourney, the editor posted an excellent refutation, using Blessed John Paul II's own words, to clarity the horrible confusion which is following the Cardinal's backtracking. Even using the term, "gay liberation" is against the Pope's rational point that the homosexual agenda is not liberating.
catholicculture , check it out.
Of course, people are offended by the Truth. Jesus Christ, Our Lord was crucified because some in the Sanhedrin were offended. Instead of taking offense, one should be humble and listen to the plea for conversion. If we are afraid to offend, the Gospel will never be preached. Paul writes in Romans1:16:
For I am not ashamed of the gospel. For it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, to the Jew first, and to the Greek.