Tag: Homosexuality

December 3, 2018 – Be celibate or leave the priesthood, Pope Francis tells gay priests

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-homosexuals-book/be-celibate-or-leave-the-priesthood-pope-tells-gay-priests-idUSKBN1O10K7

Men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be admitted to the Catholic clergy, and it would be better for priests who are actively gay to leave rather than lead a double life, Pope Francis says in a new book.

While he has previously spoken of the need for better screening of candidates for the religious life, his comments suggesting that priests who cannot keep their vows of celibacy should leave are some of his clearest to date.

Francis made the comments in a book-length interview with Spanish priest Fernando Prado called “The Strength of Vocation”, in which he discusses the challenges of being a priest or nun today.

December 1, 2018 – In New Book, Pope Francis Addresses Homosexuality and the Clergy

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/in-new-book-pope-francis-addresses-homosexuality-and-the-clergy

In an excerpt from the book, released Friday by Religión Digital, the Pope said he is concerned about the issue of evaluating and forming people with homosexual tendencies in the clergy and consecrated life.

September 7, 2018 – Fatima, ideology, and the Vatican’s homosexual crisis

https://www.catholicworldreport.com/2018/09/07/fatima-ideology-and-the-vaticans-homosexual-crisis/

Both radical feminism and homosexuality have no use for healthy, ordered, loving men and women, parents, and children.

 

August 13, 2018 – 10,000 sign petition to stop Fr James Martin speaking at World Meeting of Families / Cardinal Wuerl Withdraws

http://catholicherald.co.uk/news/2018/08/13/10000-sign-petition-to-stop-fr-james-martin-speaking-at-world-meeting-of-families

Organisers say they will not change the line-up

Over 10,000 people have signed a petition to withdraw an invitation to Fr James Martin from the World Meeting Of Families.

and see

https://www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/Programme/Congress/Thursday-Programme/Session-2-Presentation-3

and see

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/religion-and-beliefs/cardinal-in-pennsylvania-withdraws-from-world-meeting-of-families-in-dublin-1.3600823

 

May 27, 2018 – Dr. Janet Smith – Homosexuality: Why Not

http://catholicaudio.blogspot.com/2009/07/dr-janet-smith-homosexuality-why-not.html

Homosexuality: Why Not-Dr. Janet Smith

On Wednesday, May 27th, the Gospel of Life Group at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish hosted Dr. Janet Smith as part of the Dignity of Life Speaker Series. Professor Smith holds the Father Michael J. McGivney Chair of Life Ethics at Sacred Heart Major Seminary.

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