Skip to comments.Gay Advocacy Groups Rush to Demonize Pope Francis
Posted on 03/14/2013 11:02:12 AM PDT by marcbold
Some "Catholic" LGBT organizations were seemingly in a race to cast the first disparaging remark against the new Pope. The Equally Blessed coalition seemingly won the day by labeling the Pope "hateful" within hours of Cardinal Bergoglio's ascendancy to the papacy.
Equally Blessed is an organization which includes participation from DignityUSA, New Ways Ministry, Call To Action, and Fortunate Families. Pro-homosexual organizations all. Their statement which was quoted in many news reports seems to indicate their shock that Pope Francis would be pro-traditional marriage and not in favor of gay adoption:
"If he truly desires to share the Gospel with all people, Pope Francis will come to realize that many of those created in Gods image are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. It is our fervent hope and continuing prayer that Francis will break new ground in opening a conversation with LGBT people so that he may come to know a little about their experiences of Gods grace, mercy and love.
"We are mindful some of our new popes past writings will be profoundly discouraging to LGBT Catholics. During an unsuccessful campaign against marriage equality legislation in Argentina, he wrote things that, frankly, could be considered hateful, calling the legislation that authorized same-sex marriage a machination of the Father of Lies. He also said adoption by same-sex parents was a form of discrimination against children. These are not statements worthy of a pope, or, for that matter, anyone in pastoral ministry.
Hateful? Not worthy of a pope? So who would be worthy of being Pope? According to Equally Blessed, it would seem that faithful Catholics need not apply to the papacy. That would kinda' defeat the point a bit, wouldn't it?...
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And He calls ALL of us to repentance and conversion.
That’s the detail behind mt “Unless...you have a political agenda you want others to agree with and adopt as their own?”
Peace to you.
I suppose that today would be, “because they have free internet.”
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