Skip to comments.Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions
Posted on 10/21/2020 10:10:19 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper
ROME (AP) Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary Francesco, which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival.
The papal thumbs-up came midway through the film that delves into issues Francis cares about most, including the environment, poverty, migration, racial and income inequality, and the people most affected by discrimination.
Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. They are children of God, Francis said in one of his sit-down interviews for the film. You cant kick someone out of a family, nor make their life miserable for this. What we have to have is a civil union law; that way they are legally covered.
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Francis is making his father (Lucifer) proud.
His religion is post-modernism and Marxism, not Catholicism.
But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
‘Is the Pope Catholic?’ used to be a rhetorical question.
Why would he even entertain this idea? He is not involved in government or the making of marriage ceremonies when it comes to civil unions. That would be done outside the church.
He should be speaking of church matters only. He is more involved in ‘progressive ideas’ than actually tending to his flock from the spiritual directions. The flock through this pope is being misled away from directions that are God given through the Bible and starved for spiritual food.
I hope NATO has not extended its defense treaty to the Vatican. We don’t want to be put in the position of fighting communists to defend clerical communists like Francis who is the first Pope to run the church on the basis of Das Kapital rather than Catholic canon law.
"2284 Scandal is an attitude or behavior which leads another to do evil. the person who gives scandal becomes his neighbor's tempter. He damages virtue and integrity; he may even draw his brother into spiritual death. Scandal is a grave offense if by deed or omission another is deliberately led into a grave offense.
2285 Scandal takes on a particular gravity by reason of the authority of those who cause it or the weakness of those who are scandalized. It prompted our Lord to utter this curse: "Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened round his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea."85 Scandal is grave when given by those who by nature or office are obliged to teach and educate others. Jesus reproaches the scribes and Pharisees on this account: he likens them to wolves in sheep's clothing.86
2286 Scandal can be provoked by laws or institutions, by fashion or opinion.
2287 Anyone who uses the power at his disposal in such a way that it leads others to do wrong becomes guilty of scandal and responsible for the evil that he has directly or indirectly encouraged. "Temptations to sin are sure to come; but woe to him by whom they come!"89"
But he has long been against Catholic doctrine. This is just another log on that bonfire.
The ImPopester is not even pretending to be Catholic.
It looks like his mission is to destroy the church.
Just another leftist trying to destroy all that is good.
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thx for that Pope search fail.
I personally think any 2 or more people should be legally allowed to form a “civil union.” That’s fine with me.
That said, the term “marriage” should be reserved for real marriage, between 1 man and 1 woman.
It does get tricky when the Pope voices his opinions about civil unions. Like I said, I personally think it’s legally fine, but when the Pope affirms it, it’s as though he’s saying it’s morally fine ... and it really isn’t if that non-marital civil union includes sexual activity reserved for marriage.
Surprised? The first Jesuit pope?
Even in Alberta, ‘conversion therapy’ for homosexuals is against the law. Unfortunately, ‘conversion therapy’ to turn little boys into homosexuals is OK in Alberta, hence the ‘drag queen storytime’ that have happened at numerous public libraries in Alberta.
May God have mercy on us all.
I truly feel bad for Francis’s successor. He will inherit a Church in total collapse. Christ, save your Church!
Are you sure he was the first pope to do it? There have been a lot of evil popes in the past. Surely, one or more of them agreed with it.
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