Good news, for as long as it last. The liberals will never give up.
My husband and I were trying to figure out what those gifts were? Splendid designs of surpluses? As much as I love Michelangelo, I’m still not sure of those Swiss Guard uniforms, lol!
It will actually get better.
As the Church in Africa, built literally on the blood of martyrs who rejected participating in homosexual acts, explodes in both joy and numbers... you will see their influence do nothing but grow and grow.
Don’t look for the Africans to be so ‘tolerant.’
Regardless, this is a preliminary meeting, leading to another meeting next year. And the pronouncements of these synods are only advisory, anyway.
But it's good news.
I don’t trust him.
Honestly, I wonder sometimes if he should be declared an Anti-Pope before he does serious damage.
Glad some there still have faith but with the Pope a communist, the church is doomed.
The church has to stand its ethical ground - - or else it’s just a political organization led by another community organizer.
Good news for the Catholic Church staying intouch with the Word of God above being culturally current. Good news for a Pope who believes in the Bible. The early church did not take on the world by being world welcoming they went with the idea of “We are in the world but not of it we are of the Kingdom of God.”
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The above statement does not reflect the teachings of Jesus imo. Yes, Matthew 18:21-22 shows that Jesus taught that if repentant sinners ask for forgiveness then forgive them. This is evidenced by 1 Corinthians 6:11 which shows that certain members of that church had evidently repented and accepted Gods grace to turn their lives around.
On the other hand, not only does Matthew 18:15-17 show us that Jesus taught that a congregation is to have zero tolerance for unrepentant sinners, but 1 Corinthians 5 shows us that Paul reprimanded that church for wrongly tolerating fellowship with a sexual offender, verse 11 of that passage showing that Paul said not to even eat with such people.
Good news, indeed.
I am thinking of Stripes quote from that movie
What the heck is this guy thinking?
But, you know, though he is the Holy Father, we know the Truth and don’t need it affirmed by men in skirts.
The TRUTH prevails at Synod of the Family, despite attempts to redefine Sin.
...is the headline Id have written...
Anybody else think its time to re-read AA-1025?
This Synod was convened because there are many political and social forces which are causing confusion among Catholics and in the way others view Catholics on family issues. The flame-fanning press is a huge influence, reporting every instance of the pope not condemning gays or divorcees as an indication that he wants to change doctrine to say that these behaviors are no longer sins. I don’t believe that is his plan, and I don’t believe that will happen. This latest report from the synod supports that.
I don’t understand why so many are characterizing this as ‘The pope is losing’. Only people who believe everything the press reports and don’t actually read the context or the actual words could believe otherwise. On EVERY issue so far, the breathless, drama-queen reports of the pope allowing women priests, disregarding active homosexual behavior or ongoing adultery have proven to be false. The press are pushing your buttons, and you are jumping to their beat. They are trying to weaken the Church by discouraging and confusing Catholics and by emboldening critics. With many here that plan is working beautifully.
The purpose of the Synod is to discuss issues. We all know that there are bishops and cardinals and priests who are pushing for inappropriate action on these issues. They have been given a voice in this Synod, which exactly where this kind of debate belongs. At every turn, the press has jumped at the chance to report the questions as though they were the answers. The liberals are losing. I don’t believe Pope Francis is among them.
I also suspect that there are many conservative priests there who are gaining valuable insight into how to educate their liberal parishioners on these issues without alienating them.
Those who can’t see through the agenda of the leftist media should probably stop watching the sausage being made. In the end it is going to be fine, but the process is messy.
I am absolutely dumbfounded that, just as the US church is wrapping up millions of dollars in cases against mostly male children, the Pope, no less, would try to muddy the waters. Child sex is wrong, homosexual sex is wrong and divorce is wrong.
Liberal Media with an agenda loses as overwhelming majority of bishops eliminate confusion about Truth.
There....headline now reflects reality.