Skip to comments.Pope Francis vs. the Secret Vatican "Gay Lobby" [Catholic Caucus]
Posted on 06/12/2013 6:20:16 AM PDT by NYer
Gossip was swirling around the Vatican at the time of Pope Benedict’s abdication that he was resigning because a “gay scandal” was about to break which would implicate high ranking members of the curia. Now Pope Francis has spoken openly about a “gay lobby.” The Huffington Post reports his comments in a meeting with members of the Latin American Caribbean Confederation of Religious Men and Women:
Since other threads on this topic have already surfaced on FR, I am posting this for reflection.
What to do? Simple (but not necessarily easy): look out for the extremes: the heretics and the reactionaries, those who self-justify, and those who self-loathe.
Longenecker is extremely naive if he thinks a self paced epiphany is the solution to ridding the Curia of rot.
...men in silk robes hanging out in a palace / cathedral and surrounded by priceless works of art...this is the last place I would expect to find homo's (sarcasm off)
What to do?
Pray and fast....regularly for the Church.
YES! That’s what we can do. Pope Francis is already doing that more than I “can.” And he’s got back up in the Vatican!
The problem is that we have no idea of the numbers involved. Everyone knows that there are gay priests. But is it 10%, or is it 40%? It was an open secret that Cardinal Wright was gay. Are there enough to form a dangerous clique in the Church?
Are you a practicing Catholic?
15 And now, when you see that which the prophet Daniel called the abomination of desolation, set up in the holy place (let him who reads this, recognize what it means), 16 then those who are in Judaea must take refuge in the mountains; 17 not going down to carry away anything from the house, if they are on the house-top; 18 not going back to pick up a cloak, if they are in the fields.
-Matthew 24: 15-17
As several other people have said - he’d better get a food taster.
I love Pope is! I loved BXVI, but Francis is exactly what we need now.
27But Jesus took him by the hand, and lifted him up; and he arose. 28And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Why could not we cast him out? 29And he said to them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.
Philippians 4 :
6 Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.< p> We also need to pray and fast a little.