Results from Tag: 'same-sex unions'
Sam Margarve has been a vocal critic of church leaders who want to bless homosexual unions and those who want to go further and perform marriages for homosexual couples.
The cardinal said their approach is not pastoral and ignores Catholic teaching.
Theologians say Cardinal Marx’s recent comments appear to contradict settled Church teachings regarding sexuality and don’t conform with the principles of genuine doctrinal development.
Just as they did in 1968, Catholic dissidents push alternate narrative ahead of official Church teaching.
50-year-old Fr. Mignani, pastor of Santa Caterina Parish in Bonassola, said during his homily March 28, “if I can’t bless same-sex couples, then I won’t bless palms and olive branches either."
Cardinal Schönborn, who noted that he has served as a CDF member for 25 years, said he regretted that the committee to which he belongs was not consulted over such a “sensitive question.”
NEWS ANALYSIS: Sources say that two senior cardinals wanted to bring the president of the German bishops’ conference to Rome for correction regarding his recent controversial comments, but were overruled by Pope Francis.
The CDF said March 15 that the Church hasn’t the power to bless same-sex unions.