Posts Tagged ‘Same sex blessings’

Same-sex blessings and the CDF – how to recognise a tantrum

Monday, March 29th, 2021
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Imagine that someone deliberately locks themselves into a small room. They then let it be known that they can’t discuss something with you … because they are locked in a small room. And their justification takes the form: “Can’t because we say we can’t because we said we can’t”. This act of communication is called Read more

Pope creates distance between himself and CDF’s “can’t bless sin”

Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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Vatican sources said they believe Pope Francis was distancing himself from a recent Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) statement in his Angelus of March 21. The CDF Responsum said priests could not give blessings to same-sex unions because “God cannot bless sin”. The statement has caused an outcry from LGBT+ Catholics and Read more

Why did Pope Francis remove doubt about same sex blessings

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
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Pope Francis, who made headlines in the first months of his papacy by responding, “Who am I to judge?” when asked about gay priests, has now signed off on a Vatican decree that priests cannot bless same-sex unions since God “cannot bless sin.” The decree, issued by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Read more