Skip to comments.The Task Force On the Election of Joseph Ratzinger as Pope
Posted on 04/19/2005 2:58:24 PM PDT by gopwinsin04
Today the princes of the Roman Catholic Church elected a man whose record has been one of unrelenting, venemous hatred for gay people.
In fact, during the reign of John Paul II, Cardinal Ratzinger was the driving force behind a long string of pronouncements using the word 'evil' to describe gay people, homosexuality, and marriage equality.
As a long time Catholic from a staunchly Catholic family, I know that the history for the church is full of shameful, centuries-long chapters involving villification, persecution and violence against others.
Someday the church will apologize to gay people as it has to others it has oppressed in the past. I very much doubt that this day will come during this Pope's reign.
In fact, it seems inveitable that this Pope will cause even more pain and give his successors even more for which to seek atonement.
Matt Foreman, Executive Director
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God bless Benedict 16th!
No, I think he should hold his breath until that apology comes!
To be specific, the Holy Father refered to homosexuality as a "moral evil". He didn't suggest homosexuals personally were evil, but living in sin.
They will not get absolution nor approval for what they do from this Pope. And we can be thankful for that one fixed point on a moral compass in an otherwise distorted world.
Get the buttered popcorn ready! Tonight should be fun on the evening news chat shows...
Please use the original title. Thanks.
"Gay and Lesbian Task Force" --- as if they have aircraft carriers, or something.
You know the leftists are going into a full anti-Catholic, anti-Ratzinger frenzy when someone on DailyKOS actually calls for restraint:
"Calling him a Nazi, however, is unfounded and unfair, and only serves to demean us."
It didn't take long for these advocacy groups to start chiming in!
Right. Criticism from perhaps the most rabidly hateful, most undeservedly self-centered, and most self-destructive organization in the West: Gay and Lesbian Marxists.
So who did he think the cardinals were going to choose? Ru Paul? Dame Edna?
Chrissy Matthews may have a stroke tonight on Hardball...
Truth is not hate. Lies are hate. So sometimes embracing evil is really hate, not love. Only a fool hates correction. Ultimately, unrepentant sinners will face the fierce wrath of their Maker. At that time they might just remember those who spoke the truth and those who lied to them -- and it will finally become clear who was truly loving and who was not. Hopefully they will listen BEFORE then, or it will be too late.
As Nathan Bedford Forrest would say: "Keep up the skeer!"
Headline: POOP PIRATES PROTEST POPE
I hear they do like sea men.
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