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Vatican Article Likens Gay Marriage to Communism
Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | 1/14/13 | Joel Connolly

Posted on 01/15/2013 8:22:47 AM PST by marshmallow

The Vatican has taken multiple blasts at same-sex marriage in the last month, just as it is on the way to becoming legal in Britain and France, and as a poll by an evangelical-backed organization finds opposition in the United States on the wane.

A front-page article in L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, likens marriage equality to 20th-century communism, reports the Religion News Service, saying it is equal to “the egalitarian utopia that did so much damage during the 20th Century . . . deceiving humanity as socialism did in the past.”

The Vatican blast follows a Christmas season message of peace from Pope Benedict XVI, in which the pontiff spoke of protecting traditional marriage from “attempts to make it juridically equivalent to radically different types of unions.”

The pope spoke of “a crisis that threatens (the family in Western society) to its foundations,” condemning “a new philosophy of sexuality” which teaches that “sex is no longer a given element of nature” but a “social role to choose for ourselves.”

But marriage-equality bills are moving through the parliament in London, the assembly in Paris, and been upheld by the courts in Spain. And voters in Washington, Maryland and Maine approved same-sex marriage last November, while Minnesota voters rejected a bid — backed by the Catholic Church — to write a ban on marriage equality into the state constitution.

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TOPICS: Catholic; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture
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1 posted on 01/15/2013 8:22:58 AM PST by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Makes sense. Look a zer0bama. A Marxist AND a closeted homo.


2 posted on 01/15/2013 8:27:30 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't picak a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero

Is he really in the closet?
(Headline is soooo true)


3 posted on 01/15/2013 8:33:24 AM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: marshmallow
A front-page article in L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, likens marriage equality to 20th-century communism,

They would be better served, if they believed in Yah'shua,
to cite Leviticus 20 or Rav Sha'ul's letter to the messianic
community in Rome.
shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
4 posted on 01/15/2013 8:33:36 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: marshmallow

Actually homo norming is a TOOL of communism.


5 posted on 01/15/2013 8:38:07 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: marshmallow
The child molesting bishop that supported and funded Obama to go to Alinsky’s Classes was an avowed communist and supporter of gay relationships. The Catholic church was infiltrated by gays and has been for 60 years.
6 posted on 01/15/2013 8:56:07 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: marshmallow
Both Communism & the present insane pretense that there can be such a thing as "same sex" marriage, reflect a humanist compulsion to pretend that a political collective can redefine the realities of nature, as a whim of the moment.

This is not just a Catholic issue. All of us should applaud the current Pope. In this he speaks for all of us, who believe that truth is a positive value; that only by accepting truth as a sacred premise governing any social interaction, can man achieve his potential.

William Flax

7 posted on 01/15/2013 8:56:31 AM PST by Ohioan
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

Consider the audience.


8 posted on 01/15/2013 8:57:52 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: marshmallow
Unfortunately, most people today think Communism was a good thing. Why do you think anti-Communism and anti-Communists like McCarthy are consistently portrayed as evil and Communists like the Hollywood Ten portrayed as heroes?

Contemporary liberalism (and unfortunately most people who have been brainwashed by it) sincerely believe that anti-Communism is motivated only by racism, "sexism," etc., and that therefore Communists are simply angels who want "social justice."

9 posted on 01/15/2013 9:01:54 AM PST by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: marshmallow

10 posted on 01/15/2013 9:09:53 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: marshmallow

bookmark


11 posted on 01/15/2013 9:12:14 AM PST by GOP Poet
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To: Olog-hai
Consider the audience.

Perhaps they do not see that all of these
assaults are the work of haSatan.

Yah'shua gave us an example of how to defeat
the Evil One: with the power of YHvH's WORD !

shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
12 posted on 01/15/2013 9:59:28 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

BUMP!


13 posted on 01/15/2013 10:08:33 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012
"Perhaps they do not see that all of these assaults are the work of haSatan."

Are you boasting? Because when you rush to criticize the Church when it attacks homosexuality and communism it reveals whose side you are really on.

Peace and Blessings

14 posted on 01/15/2013 12:19:07 PM PST by Natural Law (Jesus did not leave us a Bible, He left us a Church.)
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To: Natural Law
U-2012>Perhaps they do not see that all of these assaults are the work of haSatan.

Are you boasting? Because when you rush to criticize the Church when it attacks homosexuality and communism it reveals whose side you are really on.

You might want to reconsider your PERSONAL ATTACK.

My criticism is directed toward a man-made organization
started by a Pagan Roman Pontiff: Emperor Constantine.

It is a corporation dedicated to promulgating man-made
Tradition and impugning the WORD of YHvH.

The Roman "church" displays it's lack of understanding
or acceptance of YHvH's WORD daily.

If you take personally criticism directed towards
a corporation that needs to evaluated.

shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
15 posted on 01/15/2013 12:50:21 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: vetvetdoug
The Catholic church was infiltrated by gays and has been for 60 years.

Actually, it was infiltrated by communists many years ago. The communists, like Satan, hate the Catholic Church and will do anything to try to destroy it. Fortunately, Jesus assures us this will never happen.

16 posted on 01/15/2013 12:58:37 PM PST by mtg
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To: UriĀ’el-2012
"My criticism is directed toward a man-made organization started by a Pagan Roman Pontiff: Emperor Constantine."

What is man made and demonstrably false is the repeated hallucination that Constantine created the Catholic Church. Its really pretty simple, if you don't want to be called out, stick to the truth.

"Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?" - Acts 9:4

17 posted on 01/15/2013 1:08:55 PM PST by Natural Law (Jesus did not leave us a Bible, He left us a Church.)
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To: mtg
"Actually, it was infiltrated by communists many years ago."

All who hate God attack the Church. Birds of a feather.......

18 posted on 01/15/2013 1:11:37 PM PST by Natural Law (Jesus did not leave us a Bible, He left us a Church.)
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To: Ohioan

Thank you for a voice of reason.

I


19 posted on 01/15/2013 1:19:33 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Natural Law
What is man made and demonstrably false is the repeated hallucination that Constantine created the Catholic Church. Its really pretty simple, if you don't want to be called out, stick to the truth.

Vincible ignorance

Anyone with a modicum of knowledge of world history
knows that the Pagan Pontiff Constantine created
the Roman "church".

Seek YHvH in His WORD.

shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
20 posted on 01/15/2013 1:29:04 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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