Skip to comments.Pope Francis’s call for civil union laws requires faithful resistance
Posted on 10/28/2020 7:00:28 PM PDT by ebb tide
October 26, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) -- Catholics have long extended the benefit of the doubt to Pope Francis when he frequently veers off the path of orthodoxy. With his latest statement regarding same-sex civil unions, there are no benefits in entertaining doubts. Many Catholics sense something is terribly wrong.
What we have to create is a civil union law, says the pope in the documentary, Francesco, just released at a premiere in Rome. That way, they are legally covered.
Franciss declaration that homosexual couples need the legal protection of civil unions to protect their right to a family leaves no doubt that he is breaking from the Roman Catholic Churchs official teaching. A legal union centered on an intrinsically evil sexual act validates that gravely sinful act. The acceptance of such unions and their constitutive acts brings down the whole edifice of Catholic moral and social teaching. It is self-evident. It does not take a doctorate in theology to understand. Liberal media worldwide are gleefully proclaiming this rupture with the faith, making it public and notorious.
The disastrous effects of the 'Francesco' statement As usual, the Holy See is not denying or clarifying the statement in any substantial way. Some seek to restore the benefit of the doubt. The faithful are reminded that his off the cuff statements are only personal opinion and do not reflect official Church teaching or magisterium. Others point out that often there are errors of contexts and translation that could give this statement other meanings. However, others note that support for civil unions is not new for the pope. He has expressed this position in the past. What makes this statement different is its timing, clearer formulation and universal diffusion.
The statement and the fact that Pope Francis is unlikely to retract it and affirm his unqualified adhesion to official Church teaching on the matter makes these sugarcoating interpretations pointless.
Bergoglio is a heretic sent from Hell.
I remember when the anti-Christian left was destroying the Episcopalian church, there was a cartoon of a Episcopalian priestess walking along the middle aisle, with her lesbian lover at her side carrying a statue of Buddha.
One parishioner turns to another and says “One more thing and I’m going to leave the church!”.
It never ends once it gains a foothold - and with the Catholic denomination, the foothold is at the very top. The attacks and ongoing destruction can’t be stopped.
The ball is rolling to the End of the Age. Nothing can stop it. But be of good cheer. Christ will rule with a rod of iron.
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