Posts Tagged ‘Gay couples’

Belgian cardinal backs celebrating gay couples’ relationships

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

A Belgian cardinal is considering a celebration of thanksgiving or prayer for gay couples in stable, lasting relationships. After a meeting with delegates from a local gay working group last week, Cardinal Jozef De Kesel said he was concerned for their well-being and spoke of his respect for them. He also spoke of gay couples’ Read more

German cardinal says blessing gay couples ok

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Cardinal Reinhard Marx says Catholic priests can conduct blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples. Marx is the president of the German Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Marx says church leaders in the field of pastoral care work and pastoral care should consider the situation of the individual. This means they must “try harder to accompany them in their Read more

Cardinal likens people in irregular relationships to murderers

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

An American cardinal has placed faithful gay couples, unmarried couples and civilly remarried Catholics in the same category as murderers who are kind. In a lengthy interview on Lifesitenews, Cardinal Raymond Burke criticised what he called confusion in the Church. Cardinal Burke was asked about other prelates who had pointed out good qualities in relationships Read more