Results from Tag: 'same-sex unions'
Church of England Reports Synod Member to Police for Tweeting ‘Hate Speech’
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.
Cardinal Arinze Explains Why Belgian Bishops Cannot Bless Same-Sex Couples
The cardinal said their approach is not pastoral and ignores Catholic teaching.
Missing the Marx: Theologians Critique German Cardinal’s Statements Supporting Homosexuality
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.
Why the Negative Is a Positive
COMMENTARY: Thus, the Vatican’s instruction that it cannot bless same-sex unions protects the transformative value of the sacraments.
Same-Sex Blessing Reaction Echoes Rollout of Humanae Vitae
Just as they did in 1968, Catholic dissidents push alternate narrative ahead of official Church teaching.
Diocese: Priest’s Omission of Palm Blessing in Protest over Vatican Ruling ‘Reprehensible’
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: Vatican ‘No’ to Same-Sex Blessings Marked by ‘Communication Error’
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.”
Vatican Now in Crisis Management Mode with German Bishops
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.
Viennese Cardinal Displeased by Vatican ‘No’ to Same-Sex Blessings
The CDF said March 15 that the Church hasn’t the power to bless same-sex unions.