Skip to comments.The Case for Gay Acceptance in the Catholic Church (Mega Hurl Kennedy alert)
Posted on 03/28/2012 12:51:21 PM PDT by C19fan
On St. Patrick's Day I had the pleasure of speaking to about 350 Catholics who gathered together to attend a conference put on by New Ways Ministry, which is an effort to support the LGBT community in the Catholic Church. The women and men I spoke to included nuns and priests, children who had come out and parents who wanted to be supportive. Two female priests gave me special blessing and I left the meeting inspired by the devotion of those who attended.
New Ways Ministry has a critical mission, since changing the Church will help those who suffer from ill treatment not only here in the United States but around the world, where the Church has so much clout. The Church has millions of members in Africa and South America, where being gay or lesbian can lead to a death sentence.
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They are accepted by the Catholic Church. They are welcome to come to Mass anytime.
Just don’t expect your behavior to be accepted.
Hate the sin, love the sinner.
Those with this inclination are and have always been “included” in the Church. That does not mean that they are not called, as all Catholics are, to accept and practice the moral teachings of the Church, which for homosexuals involves the call to chastity. Any ministry to those who suffer with this inclination, such as New Ways ministry, that does not involve and support the call to chastity, is not Catholic in any authentic sense.
Theological acceptance or nonacceptance of homosexual conduct has virtually nothing to do with the issue of humane treatment of homosexual people. But as always LIEberals boldly conflate the issues and try to weary conservatives who dare to insist on making logical distinctions.
John Kennedy was pro-life. All the democrats back then were pro-life, including Teddy Kennedy. They also believed like most Americans that homosexuality was a sin against God and you were supposed to love the sinner but hate the sin. Teddy is the one that sold his soul to the devil when be became pro-death to get the liberal, radical pro-abort, free-love radical feminist vote back in the late 60s and early 70s. They are all part of the party of death now, the democrats.
“Two female priests gave me special blessing and....”
They must have been Anglican Catholic priests. There are no female priests in the Roman Catholic church.
Third sentence. End of story. There are no female priests.
Why do these people have the pathetic need to identify themselves as Catholic? If they are doing it to confuse and corrupt the faithful, then the Bishops have a responsibility to formally excommunicate these people who deliberately teach heresy.
This is simply stupid. The Catholic church and the bible teach that homosexuality is sinful. The bible says homosexuality is an abomination in the eyes of God.
These people are pursuing a political agenda. They are trying to use homosexuality to infiltrate and distort the Church's teachings.
These people are not Catholics. They are not a Catholic community. Their values are self-gratification and self-indulgence. Our values are stronger and deeper.
This dimbulb left a meeting, but there were NO Catholics there. Female priests? LMAO! That’s a bit like “kosher pork”;)
They are probably women who claim to be “priests”. By that act they self ex-communicated.
Oh had Old Man Kennedy been sterile.
Go poll test that question door to door in Iran Kathleen.
Senator Joe McCarthy would not be happy with his goddaughter.
The Catholic Church *has* a ministry for homosexuals, which teaches celebacy (!!!).
I’m sure that blessing by the 2 wymmin “priests” was vewy *special*.
No mention, though, of the special blessing she got from Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny.