Posts Tagged ‘Blessings’

America’s Cup: Catholic Church blesses Luna Rossa? Comments 0

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Italian Challenger of Record Luna Rossa has launched its first AC75 in Cagliari, Sardinia. Last Thursday, TVNZ reported that the boat was blessed by the Catholic Church (sic), before being christened by Miuccia Prada, head designer of the fashion label and the wife of the team’s boss. Should New Zealanders get the impression that all 1.3 Read more

German bishop proposes blessings for same-sex couples Comments 0

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

A German bishop going to the synod on the family has proposed that the Catholic Church might offer ‘private blessings’ to same sex couples. Bishop Franz-Josef Bode of Osnabruck said it was possible to see strengths as well as weaknesses in both gay relationships and in those of cohabiting heterosexuals. He said that the Catholic Read more