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Fr. James Martin: Pope Appoints ‘Gay-Friendly’ Bishops, Cardinals to Change Church on LGBT
LifeSite News ^ | 11/7/18 | Dorothy Cummings McLean

Posted on 11/07/2018 6:12:29 PM PST by marshmallow

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 7, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Vatican consultant and homosexual activist priest Fr. James Martin stated at a recent conference that Pope Francis has gone out of his way to appoint “gay-friendly” bishops and cardinals in the Catholic Church.

Speaking at the Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice 2018 in Washington D.C. on Saturday evening, the Jesuit priest and America magazine editor-at-large told students that “things are changing” in the Church regarding homosexuality under Francis’ watch.

“...Just look at what has happened in the last five years--since Pope Francis has been elected,” he said.

“First of all, Pope Francis’s comments about LGBT people like ‘Who am I to judge’. His five most famous words were in response to questions about gay people, right? He’s the first pope to use the word ‘gay’, you know, in a sentence,” Martin continued.

Martin emphasized Pope Francis’s relationships with people who identify as LGBT. He pointed out how the Pope has appointed bishops and cardinals who support the homosexual agenda.

“He has gay friends. He’s talked about wanting gay people to feel welcome in the Church. That’s a big deal. He has also appointed gay-friendly bishops and archbishops and cardinals, like Cardinal Tobin, the archbishop of Newark who, for example, held a ‘Welcome Mass’ for LGBT people in his Cathedral… So that’s one trend,’ Martin said.

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1 posted on 11/07/2018 6:12:29 PM PST by marshmallow
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2 posted on 11/07/2018 6:20:21 PM PST by ebb tide (We have a rogue curia in Rome.)
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To: ebb tide

Can the laity overthrow the Pope? I’m all for that.


3 posted on 11/07/2018 6:24:08 PM PST by mindburglar (I like spelling it Lazers. It looks cooler.)
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To: marshmallow

Marxist Pope meets with Michael Moore and they agree capitalism is evil and Jesus was a communist. Pope then learns from Moore that best way to achieve communist revolution is to destroy the family by encouraging gay rights and gay marriage. Moore forgets to tell Papem that you also have to make Jesus a gay man and eliminate that “son of God” thing. That comes next week when he meets with Barack. Obama will also let Pope know their is no “god” but allah.


4 posted on 11/07/2018 6:25:00 PM PST by photodawg
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To: marshmallow
“First of all, Pope Francis’s comments about LGBT people like ‘Who am I to judge’. His five most famous words were in response to questions about gay people, right?

They were in response to questions about a sex offender Francis let off the hook.

5 posted on 11/07/2018 6:31:40 PM PST by Fedora
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To: mindburglar

I’m all for God overthrowing him.


6 posted on 11/07/2018 6:34:45 PM PST by Claud
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To: mindburglar

Thank God for the Reformation.


7 posted on 11/07/2018 6:37:26 PM PST by rintintin
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To: marshmallow

There is no question that this man is out there! Father Martin should be removed as a Catholic priest. He is preaching things adverse to Catholic theology. Homosexual people have made a choice to live a lifestyle that is a continual sin. That is different from a person who makes a simple mistake. LBGT people are continuously choosing to live that way are continuing to sin. Why should the Church do anything to accommodate them? The biggest thing though is to remove Father Martin from the Catholic priesthood.


8 posted on 11/07/2018 6:37:29 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent (.)
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To: Claud

I am of the opinion that homosexuality and pedophila in the church could potentially be the abomination of desolation mention in Matthew 24


9 posted on 11/07/2018 6:40:26 PM PST by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: marshmallow

God is not mocked. Real Christian doctrine is Biblical.


10 posted on 11/07/2018 6:45:31 PM PST by KDF48 (Redeemed by Christ.)
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To: rintintin; mindburglar

Yeah, horay for the Reformation! The Reformation Churches — Anglicans, Lutherans and Methodists -— are so far ahead of us benighted Catholics, they now have married lesbian bishops!!


11 posted on 11/07/2018 6:50:04 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o ("I ain't denyin' the women are foolish. The Good Lord made 'em to match the men.")
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To: maxwellsmart_agent

I’m for that. He needs to be laicized, and -— if he continues in obstinate heresy -— excommunicated. For the sake of his own repentance, well-being and redemption.


12 posted on 11/07/2018 6:52:12 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o (Repent, and believe the Good News.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Thank you, Mrs Don-o. I am also sure that no protestant pastor anywhere has ever molested a child.


13 posted on 11/07/2018 6:55:25 PM PST by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: Mrs. Don-o
I’m for that. He needs to be laicized, and -— if he continues in obstinate heresy -— excommunicated. For the sake of his own repentance, well-being and redemption.

Are you speaking of Martin or Bergoglio? :)

14 posted on 11/07/2018 6:55:26 PM PST by ebb tide (We have a rogue curia in Rome.)
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To: marshmallow

It’s a brilliant strategy. Normalize homosexual behavior and the horror over sexual predation in the Church fades away.


15 posted on 11/07/2018 6:56:44 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (Stop The Madness. Do Not Respond To Vanity Posts.)
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To: marshmallow

I believed that the Catholic Church would outlast any scandal. However, this one is worrysome.
The interesting thing is that I had never harbored any negative feelings about gays.
Until now.


16 posted on 11/07/2018 7:01:38 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: marshmallow
I would say this is rather definitive and I don’t see an expiration date.

Prayers for the Church!

>https://s3.amazonaws.com/lifesite/TRANSLATION_OF_PAPAL_BULL_HORRENDUM_ILLUD_SCELUS.pdf<

PAPAL BULL

HORRENDUM ILLUD SCELUS

(“That Horrendous Crime”) BY POPE ST. PIUS V

Issued August 30, 1568

Reprinted in:

Magnum Bullarium Romanum: A Pio Cuarto Usque ad Innocentium IX, vol. 2 (Lugundi, 1642), pp. 267-268

Translated by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman

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PIUS,BISHOP

Servant of the Servants of God: For perpetual memory

That horrendous crime, for which polluted and filthy cities were burned by the frightful judgment of God, pains Us most bitterly, and gravely stirs our soul, so that, insofar as it is possible, we might strive to crush it.

§ I. It is reasonably established in the [Third] Lateran Council that any Clerics who are discovered in that act of incontinence that is against nature, because of which the wrath of God came upon the children of unbelief, should be expelled from the clergy, or be cast into monasteries for the purpose of doing penance.

§ 2. However, lest the contagion of such a disgrace, from the hope of impunity – which is the greatest incentive to sin – strengthen in boldness, we have decided that the clerics who are guilty of this nefarious crime are to be more gravely punished, so that the avenger of the civil laws, the secular sword, might certainly deter those who do not fear the death of the soul.

§ 3. And therefore, seeking to more completely and forcefully pursue what We already decreed regarding this matter at the beginning of our Pontificate, any and all priests and other secular and regular Clergy of whatever grade and dignity who practice such a dire sin we deprive of every clerical privilege, and of every Ecclesiastical office, dignity, and benefit, by the authority of the present canon. So that, having been degraded by Ecclesiastical Judgment, they may be handed over to the secular power, which may exact from them that same punishment that is received by laity who have fallen into this ruin, which is found to be constituted in legitimate ordinances.

(The Nulli ergo is a reference to a standard clause following many papal bulls that read, roughly, as follows: “Let no one whosoever infringe this page of our declaration or to dare to oppose it.” It is normally followed by the Si quis clause, which reads, “If, however, anyone attempts to do so, let him know that he will incur the wrath of Almighty God and of his holy Apostles Peter and Paul.” Often only the first two words of the clause are given in reference works like the Magnum Bullarium Romanum, followed by “etc.”)

Given at St. Peter’s in Rome, in the year of the incarnation of the Lord 1568, on the third Kalends of September (August 30), in the third year of our Pontificate.

17 posted on 11/07/2018 7:07:18 PM PST by G Larry (There is no great virtue in bargaining with the Devil)
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To: marshmallow

Dear Holy Father, Please do not try to change the moral teachings of the Church. Thank you.


18 posted on 11/07/2018 7:09:12 PM PST by Unam Sanctam
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To: marshmallow
That's weird. I've been subscribing to his Twitter feed for years. Wonder how that happened? I tweeted about a music collection I liked; maybe it was from that?

I never read them; they land in my suspect file. He claims to have taken in a Honduran refugee, that it was no big deal, in the latest tweet. Then there is other stuff on there, mentions the magazine, has to be the same one. A link to a video where somebody thinks he is kissing a Sharna (host of some show?) in the background.

Something just clicked tonight. I only subscribed to a couple way back when and then decided it wasn't my thing, Twitter not the music. Winter Risen is one book. Another is Song of the Lamb. But they are written by Bob Fabing, SJ. I loved playing them on my keyboard.

Well, whatever.

19 posted on 11/07/2018 7:09:21 PM PST by Aliska
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To: Mrs. Don-o

I’m Catholic. This Pope is doing his own gay reformation. Can’t want that.


20 posted on 11/07/2018 7:21:03 PM PST by mindburglar (I like spelling it Lazers. It looks cooler.)
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