Skip to comments.Spanish Homosexualists Launch Criminal Complaint Against Cardinal-Elect
Posted on 01/30/2014 7:37:13 PM PST by marshmallow
ROME, January 29, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) Archbishop Fernando Sebastián Aguilar is under fire from a Spanish homosexualist group who have launched legal action against him for comments that it is not an insult to say that homosexuality is a psychological disorder.
The Archbishop, a retired theologian who was recently named as one of Pope Francis new batch of cardinals-elect, was blasted by the international press when he told a Spanish newspaper last week, Homosexuality is a defective manner of expressing sexuality, because [sex] has a structure and a purpose, which is procreation.
A homosexual who cant achieve procreation is failing, he said. Our bodies have many defects. I have high blood pressure, a defect I have to try and correct in whatever way I can.
To say that homosexuality is a defect is not an insult, he added. It helps because in many cases of homosexuality it is possible to recover and become normal with the right treatment.
One of Spains leading homosexualist groups, Colegas, at first responded with a statement inviting Sebastián to a meeting to know firsthand our concerns and problems, and that such statements can only be the result of ignorance and misinformation.
Statements like yours only cause pain and suffering to many believers, the group added. Your attitude can normalize this treatment of information, proximity and tolerance that we recommend.
Now Colegas has filed a complaint with authorities against the cardinal-elect, saying he has broken article 510 of Spains penal code, which allows for fines and jail terms of up to three years for inciting to hatred and violence.
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Day 51 - What about people who feel they are homosexual?
The Church believes that, in the order of creation, man and woman are designed to need each other's complementary traits and to enter into a mutual relationship so as to give life to children. That is why homosexual practices cannot be approved by the Church. Christians owe all persons respect and love, however, regardless of their sexual orientation, because all people are respected and loved by God. There is no man on earth who is not descended from a union of a mother and a father. Therefore it is a painful experience for many homosexually oriented people that they do not feel erotically attracted to the opposite sex and necessarily miss out on the physical fruitfulness of the union between man and woman according to human nature and the divine order of creation. Nevertheless, God often leads souls to himself along unusual paths: a lack, a loss, or a wound - if accepted and affirmed - can become a springboard for throwing oneself into the arms of God: the God who brings good out of everything and whose greatness can be discovered in redemption even more than in creation.
Sounds like one good addition to the College of Cardinals.
And, yes, that’s orthodox doctrine. It is no kindness to homosexuals to encourage them to indulge their perverse desires, any more than it would be to egg on a murderer because he was a “nice guy.”
I’m so sick of these homosexuals. I used to not care what they did as long as they weren’t predators. Now the nasty sides of their personalities are on display and it will get worse until something gives.
I fully expect that whether it’s at my Church or another in town, they will join the congregation, demand to get married in the Church, get denied, file suit over their civil rights and try to get the Church to do what they did to the bakery owners.
They won’t rest until their degeneracy is celebrated everywhere and Christians are silenced.
God’s word will NEVER change on the topic. Deep down they know that too. And they’ll NEVER be happy so matter how hard they try. If one’s doing something that is truly good and wonderful, then one doesn’t need to punish those who disagree with them.
That is a huge stretch on the perverts part.
‘Spain is a modern country and a secular one, and these types of declarations from the church have to be punished because they [members of the church] are the least qualified to talk about sexual deficiencies, above all because they have hidden cases of child abuse and paedophilia, Colegas president Antonio Ferre said after filing the complaint.’
Interesting comment about how a religious institution “needs to be punished” because it’s a secular country. Sounds more like something out of the former Soviet Union than a free society. Also, if a similar statement on sexual behavior came from the pastor of an independent, Bible church that had no history of child abuse, is Mr. Ferre saying he’d be OK with it?