Skip to comments.New Pope Francis called homosexual ‘marriage’ a ‘machination of the Father of Lies’
Posted on 03/13/2013 1:20:51 PM PDT by massmike
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, is known to LifeSiteNews readers as a valiant defender of life and family.
In terms of homosexual marriage, Cardinal Bergoglio fought valiantly to have the law in Argentina continue to protect the traditional family.
In July 2009, he called on the priests of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires to bring the faithful to an upcoming protest against homosexual "marriage."
"Let's not be naive, we're not talking about a simple political battle; it is a destructive pretension against the plan of God," wrote Cardinal Bergoglio in a letter sent to the monasteries of Buenos Aires. "We are not talking about a mere bill, but rather a machination of the Father of Lies that seeks to confuse and deceive the children of God."
"The Argentinean people will have to confront, in the coming weeks, a situation whose result could gravely injure the family. We are speaking of a bill regarding marriage between people of the same sex," a bill that calls into question "the identity, and the survival of the family: father, mother, and children."
The latter, warns Bergoglio, might also be threatened by homosexual adoption, which would be a true form of discrimination.
(Excerpt) Read more at lifesitenews.com ...
Not a Catholic but like him already.
first shot accross the bow.
contrast with the queen of england worrying about her “legacy”
will biden be stuck on stupid?
What's NOT good news is that a majority of those who call themselves "Catholic" are all aboard the fake "marriage" wagon.
So far, so good. He is my Pope, and I will honor him.
Sounds like a winner!! So far so good!
It will take the mother of all battles to defeat the father of all lies. Let’s get it on!
Shouldn’t Nazi Pelosi quit the Catholic church in protest?
Pray for America
Can you document that “A majority of those who call themselves “Catholic” are all aboard the fake “marriage” wagon.
If he’ll stand on that premise, good!
force all democrats to respond to this. This FIRST statement of the pope. yikes. heck force all republicans too. weed out the rinos.
mccain who is on record as not caring about marriage and homosexuals should be made to respond. he leads the tired old guard of surrender monkeys.
that means “The Devil’s Scam” for those of you in Rio Linda.
Modernizing on social issues such as feeding the poor, I pray so. (As in using 21st technology to get what needs to be where it needs to be.)
His first instruction was to Baptize the babies of Single Mothers. Beau Geste Il Papa.
Now THAT is a shot across the bow, right out of the launch.
The Catholic Church has a full-time job purging its ranks of the the activists that have infested the ranks of its priesthood, who apparently infiltrated at many levels and from many directions over much of the last half-century or so. And much of this infiltration has taken place right here in the Untied States (spelling intentional). Particularly in the big-city dioceses, some of which are served by the most liberal bishops in the entire hierarchy of the Catholic Church.
Iam not sure of the Social Justice though.
NEW POPE: NO COMMUNION FOR PRO-ABORTION POLITICIANS
Great selection for Pope! Thank you, Jesus!
In his writings, Francis wrote, we should commit ourselves to eucharistic coherence, that is, we should be conscious that people cannot receive holy communion and at the same time act or speak against the commandments, in particular when abortions, euthanasia, and other serious crimes against life and family are facilitated. This responsibility applies particularly to legislators, governors, and health professionals.
Francis is also anti-euthanasia: Today, he wrote, elderly people are discarded when, in reality, they are the seat of wisdom of the society. The right to life means allowing people to live and not killing, allowing them to grow, to eat, to be educated, to be healed, and to be permitted to die with dignity.
Notice my qualifier, "call themselves 'Catholic'." And this is from the recently release Quinnipiac University's poll, which has been trumpeted from the mainstream media, that 54% of "practicing and non-practicing" Catholics approved of fake marriage. This includes nominal "Catholics" who claim the title by default because perhaps their parents were Catholic or they were baptized as a baby, but never attend services.
Of course, if you poll those who do practice their faith, it's more like 55% opposed. Still a horrifically low number, but you get my point.
Therefore, he would not be welcome at Georgetown U.
Viva Il Papa!
Glad he’s speaking of the whole gay parenting thing as discrimination .... same goes for abortion. A child has no power to choose, or to fight back against these injustices.
I wish women would also calm down about the priesthood. There is a reason why God wishes the Church to be this way ...as a model for us. Men have their role, women have theirs ....both are important — why can’t we see this as a society? Both should be lifted up, honored, and respected.
Too many women see the role of motherhood as beneath them ..something that holds them back. They should realize it’s their God given job to be mothers, the moment they conceive — same for fathers. We then see children as a burden . ....these are all things I hope will change with Francis I.
I like him.
May God bless him! I like him already!
I like this guy and I’m Lutheran. (Conservative)
Congratulations to all you Catholics.
Looks like they chose a good one.
More of Pope Francis’ views..........
Sounds like we got the right man.
“In our ecclesiastical region there are priests who don’t baptize the children of single mothers because they weren’t conceived in the sanctity of marriage,” Bergoglio told his priests. “These are today’s hypocrites. Those who clericalize the Church. Those who separate the people of God from salvation. And this poor girl who, rather than returning the child to sender, had the courage to carry it into the world, must wander from parish to parish so that it’s baptized!”
Bergoglio compared this concept of Catholicism to the Pharisees of Christ’s time: people who congratulate themselves while condemning others.
“Jesus teaches us another way: Go out. Go out and share your testimony, go out and interact with your brothers, go out and share, go out and ask. Become the Word in body as well as spirit,” Bergoglio said”
Read more details about him. He’s good on a lot of issues but seems like he sympathizes with “economic justice.” I hope we don’t have a Socialist sympathizer as Pope.
Gawd, I am so tired of this homo thing . Is this guy going to keel as most do?
This Southern Baptist give Pope Francis some white smoke of my own.
Nice. Long live the Pope!
What’s NOT good news is that a majority of those who call themselves “Catholic” are all aboard the fake “marriage” wagon.
Then it;s time for them to get off that wagon, or get out of the church.
Why belong to something that you do not believe in.
I hope he finally gives Catholic Clergy (the Priesthood and the Nuns),the cleansing it needs.
Those who have a problem with Church teachings need to move on.
Let’s hope he sticks to his guns on this!
I LOVE THIS POPE ALREADY!
I’m not a Catholic, but I fully agree.
Amen and dittos!
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Francis I seems like the ideal Pope: A hard-liner with a heart of gold.
Nice John Nolte thread on Breitbart - latest update:
5:09 pm: John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter describes Pope Francis as “unwaveringly orthodox on matters of sexual morality.”
Bergoglio is seen an unwaveringly orthodox on matters of sexual morality, staunchly opposing abortion, same-sex marriage, and contraception. In 2010 he asserted that gay adoption is a form of discrimination against children.
Anderson and Shep probably won’t like it. But maybe the naming of Pope Francis will give Peas Morgan a reason to back off the gun issue for a while.
Right out of the gate. Good for him. God bless’im.
The women’s lib thing was a deception for a few to make financial gain from the victim-hood strategy.
Check out the picture of Pope Francis kissing the feet of kid dying from cancer.
Good so far.
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