Skip to comments.Pope Francis Calls for Civil Union Law for Same-Sex Couples, in Shift From Vatican Stance
Posted on 10/21/2020 9:02:41 AM PDT by NRx
ROME In a documentary that premiered Wednesday in Rome, Pope Francis called for the passage of civil union laws for same-sex couples, departing from the position of the Vaticans doctrinal office and the popes predecessors on the issue.
The remarks came amid a portion of the documentary that reflected on pastoral care for those who identify as LGBT.
Homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family. Theyre children of God and have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown out, or be made miserable because of it, Pope Francis said in the film, of his approach to pastoral care.
After those remarks, and in comments likely to spark controversy among Catholics, Pope Francis weighed in directly on the issue of civil unions for same-sex couples.
What we have to create is a civil union law. That way they are legally covered, the pope said. I stood up for that.
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That’s it. I’m out.
Isn’t he dead yet?
will no one rid us of this meddlesome priest?
Homosexual behavior is contrary to God's creation and God' law.
Homosexual behavior is contrary to the teachings of the Catholic Church.
The errors of man are NOT errors of the Catholic Church.
Church Doctrine has NOT changed.
Pray for the Pope and the Church.
This will not sit well with Catholics... The leader of Catholicism shunning the bible and it’s theology is blasphemy. Pure, simple blasphemy.
I could swear he already said this same thing at least 5+ years ago. I bet I saw it on FR.
Apostate Pope Ping
Next up, Satanism is worship too! Save your soul with the Devil’s help!
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.
“For their women exchanged their natural function for an unnatural and abnormal one,
And the men also turned from natural relations with women and were set ablaze (burning out, consumed) with lust for one anothermen committing shameful acts with men and suffering in their own bodies and personalities the inevitable consequences and penalty of their wrong-doing and going astray, which was [their] fitting retribution.”
(New Testament, Romans 1:26,27)
>Isnt he dead yet?
Only his soul
The Catholic leader has stooped to a new low.
“[The wicked are sentenced to suffer] just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the adjacent townswhich likewise gave themselves over to impurity and indulged in unnatural vice and sensual perversityare laid out [in plain sight] as an exhibit of perpetual punishment [to warn] of everlasting fire.”
(New Testament, Jude 1:7)
Not my Pope. As a Catholic, apparently in name only, I object to our homosexual-loving pope’s destruction of the church.
No one should be miserable, and we are all sinners.
That said, it is strange that a man who supposedly spent his life studying God’s Word, and was elected by men of his church to apply it, should have no idea of the concept of God’s idea of family as He created it.
Yes we all do want acceptance, and told we're good, and that people like us.... but that is not what the spiritual purpose of the Church Christ left us with is for. That thinking diminishes the Church into just some kind of club for like-minded people. If that's all it is then- to hell with it.
The Pope has his wires crossed. Yes, his job is to be a light, to bring all people to the Altar of Christ in the Church- but those people must become repentant sinners or there is no other reason for the Church then. Yes we must love the sinner, and yet we still must hate the sin. Compromising that core belief eliminates any need of repentance.
CS has said:
The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.
God has given us everything we need to be good. The choice has always been OURS to make.
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