Skip to comments.Eight Extreme Things Fr. James Martin Just Said About Catholics and Gay ‘Marriage’
Posted on 09/29/2017 5:44:56 PM PDT by marshmallow
September 21, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) Father James Martin is one of the most vocal advocates for the Catholic Churchs acceptance of active homosexuality.
Since the publication of his book Building a Bridge, the Jesuit priest and newly made Vatican advisor has pushed his message to major media outlets and through his large social media following.
In an August 29 talk at Villanova University, Fr. Martin made some of his most extreme statements yet on homosexuality and Catholicism. He said a Catholic attending a same-sex wedding is just as acceptable as a Catholic attending a Jewish wedding. He blasted nearly everyone who opposes same-sex marriage as homophobic and repeated his mantra that his critics are just secretly gay. He also suggested that opposing same-sex marriage is like opposing interracial marriage and that African Catholics are one of the biggest obstacles to Church acceptance of homosexuality.
1) Church teaching on homosexuality isnt authoritative
At Villanova, Fr. Martin said:
Briefly put, I mean and Im no theologian, but, you know, for a teaching to be really, um, authoritative it is expected that it will be received by the people of God, by the faithful. So you look at something, like, say, the Assumption...people accept that. They go to the Feast of the Assumption, they believe in the Assumption. Its received. From what I can tell, in the LGBT community, the teaching that LGBT people must be celibate their entire lives not just before marriage as it is for most people but their entire lives has not been received. Now, I say this and people go crazy. And this is simply based on LGBT people that I speak to. Now there are some that believe that I would say its a very small percentage of people, right......
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I sometimes marvel at the speed with which an institution can be completely overwhelmed and turned to pushing an agenda that they had been resisting for so many years. This is going to be Francis’ legacy. The destruction of the Roman Catholic Church.
This “priest” needs to be defrocked.
OMG.......and I believe that he is at the Bishop Fulton J. Sheen Center!!!! BFJS is probably rolling in his grave!!
From Martin sounds like the sort who gets on his knees between the “hims”.
Jewish weddings are nice. Just think of Joseph and Mary (this priest with his homosexual agenda etc sounds like he’s in the wrong profession. Or at least the wrong confession!)
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