Skip to comments.Black Gay Priest in NYC Challenges Catholicism from Within
Posted on 02/16/2022 7:11:28 PM PST by marshmallow
NEW YORK — Parishioners worshipping at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Harlem are greeted by a framed portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. — a Baptist minister named after a rebellious 16th century German priest excommunicated from the Catholic Church.
Father Bryan Massingale, who sometimes preaches at St. Charles, pursues his ministry in ways that echo both Martin Luthers.
Like King, Massingale decries the scourge of racial inequality in the United States. As a professor at Fordham University, he teaches African American religious approaches to ethics.
Like the German Martin Luther, Massingale is often at odds with official Catholic teaching — he supports the ordination of women and making celibacy optional for Catholic clergy. And, as a gay man, he vocally disagrees with the church’s doctrine on same-sex relations, instead advocating for full inclusion of LGBTQ Catholics within the church.
The Vatican holds that gays and lesbians should be treated with dignity and respect, but that gay sex is “intrinsically disordered” and sinful.
In his homily on a recent Sunday, Massingale – who became public about being gay in 2019 — envisioned a world “where the dignity of every person is respected and protected, where everyone is loved.”
But the message of equality and tolerance is one “that is resisted even within our own faith household,” he added. “Preach!” a worshiper shouted in response.
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Everyone is loved...Would that include the Nazis and KKK?????? Father Bryan once said it was okay to steal if your family was hungry..Sooo,God is okay with stealing and destroying someone else’s business????? Who knew
“I decided, how can I demonstrate my Marxism? The thought was, infiltrate the church.” — Rev. Jim Jones
I don’t want to take this too far and say this guy is going to wind up poisoning 900+ people, but it has occurred to me that this has to be a common attitude with SJW types and explains why they are doing what they have done to Christianity, or any other institution they have managed to undermine.
“Gay priest” is an oxymoron.
There is always a Judas.
Oxymoron means contradictory. I assume you mean gay priest is redundant.
1 Timothy 4:1-5 NASBS
But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,  by means of the hypocrisy of liars seared in their own conscience as with a branding iron,  men who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth.  For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;  for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer.
2 Timothy 4:3-4 NASBS
For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires,  and will turn away their ears from the truth and will turn aside to myths.
Only to a pervert who believes the gaslight press.
with help from dissident bishops.
This method is one of the main tools of Satan and why it is in nearly all institutions now, the ‘birds of the air’ are ministers of Satan: Mat 13:31
“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field; and this is smaller than all other seeds, but when it is full grown, it is larger than the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and nest in its branches.”
Why doesn’t he just resign from the priesthood and join a church that is accepting of gay priests? He knew what he was getting into when he went into the seminary.
They have the audacity to question God’s rules; Jesus never backpedaled on the punishment of Sodom and Gomorrah.
There is nothing remotely Christian about homosexual acts.
Massingale’s family “migrated” from Mississippi? So, the man doesn’t understand English.
This guy wants to delete the word sin from the Bible.
“African American religious approaches to ethics.” The loser is a pathetic failure. There is only one approach to ethics: with docility and the desire to learn. Period. There are ten moral theories and all of them are about justice and happiness.
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