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Cardinal Marx endorses blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples
Catholicnewssgency.com ^ | 02/05/2018 | Anian Christoph Wimmer

Posted on 02/06/2018 9:01:20 AM PST by massmike

The president of the German Bishops’ Conference has declared that, in his view, Catholic priests can conduct blessing ceremonies for homosexual couples.

Cardinal Reinhard Marx told the Bavarian State Broadcasting’s radio service that “there can be no rules” about this question. Rather, the decision of whether a homosexual union should receive the Church’s blessing should be up to “a priest or pastoral worker” and made in each individual case, the German prelate stated.

(Excerpt) Read more at catholicnewsagency.com ...


TOPICS: Religion
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda
Editor's note:

In response to questions and public commentary regarding this story, CNA has decided to publish our translation of an excerpt from Cardinal Marx's Feb. 3 radio interview, which is available below.

Questions have been raised regarding CNA's characterization of the cardinal's remarks as an "endorsement." Our headline is intended to reflect that Cardinal Marx directly answered in the affirmative ("yes") to the question of "bless[ing] homosexual couples in the Church," saying that such a decision must be made by "the pastor on the ground," in each "particular, individual case." While CNA does not retract our headline, we appreciate the questions that have been asked, work to avoid sensationalism, and will continue to scrutinize our texts and headlines for fairness and accuracy.

1 posted on 02/06/2018 9:01:20 AM PST by massmike
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Maybe it’s time to replace the entire Roman Catholic hierarchy


2 posted on 02/06/2018 9:03:45 AM PST by Preston Manning (When standing on the edge of a cliff, a "giant step forward" is NOT progress!)
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To: massmike

Cardinal Marx, second best name after Cardinal Sin of the Philippines.


3 posted on 02/06/2018 9:03:48 AM PST by aquila48
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To: massmike
CARdinaL MARX endorses blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples
4 posted on 02/06/2018 9:05:16 AM PST by Jim 0216
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To: massmike

SATAN THANKS YOU CARINAL. HE WILL BE WAITING FOR YOU!


5 posted on 02/06/2018 9:06:12 AM PST by spincaster (That doesent)
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To: Preston Manning

What will be interesting to see is if this doesn’t result in some kind of discipline and repudiation of this action.

Tolerance = complicity.


6 posted on 02/06/2018 9:17:33 AM PST by fwdude (History has no 'sides;' you're thinking of geometry.)
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To: massmike

From Ratzinger to this clown.


7 posted on 02/06/2018 9:19:18 AM PST by C19fan
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If you give a “blessing” they will expect the next thing to be a “marriage” ceremony.

Has the Catholic church gone over to the Church of Liberalism?


8 posted on 02/06/2018 9:19:20 AM PST by I want the USA back (Patriarchal binary all original-equipment breeder and White-privileged crusader.)
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To: massmike

If you give a “blessing” they will expect the next thing to be a “marriage” ceremony.

Has the Catholic church gone over to the Church of Liberalism?


9 posted on 02/06/2018 9:19:20 AM PST by I want the USA back (Patriarchal binary all original-equipment breeder and White-privileged crusader.)
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California judge rules a baker does not have to bake cake for gay couple:

https://www.theblaze.com/news/2018/02/06/forcing-bakers-to-make-gay-wedding-cakes-violates-free-speech-california-judge-rules


10 posted on 02/06/2018 9:19:55 AM PST by Bob434
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To: I want the USA back

[[Has the Catholic church gone over to the Church of Liberalism?]]

Some have


11 posted on 02/06/2018 9:20:51 AM PST by Bob434
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To: C19fan

“From Ratzinger to this clown.

The gay mafia seemed to do just fine at the Vatican under Ratzinger.


12 posted on 02/06/2018 9:29:20 AM PST by aMorePerfectUnion (Q is Baron Trump, time-traveling back from the future, to help his dad fight the deep state.)
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The president of the Venetian Bishops’ Conference has declared that, in his view, Catholic priests can conduct blessing ceremonies for adulterous couples.

Cardinal Giacomo Casanova told the Italian State Broadcasting’s radio service that “there can be no rules” about this question. Rather, the decision of whether a fling on the side should receive the Church’s blessing should be up to “a priest or pastoral worker” and made in each individual case, the Venetian prelate stated.


Why not? My edits make just as much sense, in terms of scripture, as the real article.


13 posted on 02/06/2018 10:04:10 AM PST by Pollster1 ("Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: massmike

bkmk


14 posted on 02/06/2018 10:07:09 AM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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Vatican II was a mistake; a huge mistake.


15 posted on 02/06/2018 10:13:09 AM PST by Paulie (America without Christ is like a Chemistry book without the periodic table.)
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To: I want the USA back

“If you give a “blessing” they will expect the next thing to be a “marriage” ceremony.”

Exactly right.

Incrementalism - the left’s most reliable method of subversion.


16 posted on 02/06/2018 10:15:36 AM PST by Paulie (America without Christ is like a Chemistry book without the periodic table.)
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To: massmike

The blackhole sucking sound of Catholicism is deafening....


17 posted on 02/06/2018 12:37:18 PM PST by cranked
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Cardinal Marx enjoyed the full blessing of his family members:


18 posted on 02/06/2018 1:38:03 PM PST by Albion Wilde (Winning isn't as easy as I make it look. -- Donald J. Trump)
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To: massmike

Pray hard for this pope and these clowns to be gone.


19 posted on 02/06/2018 4:39:43 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent (.)
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