What does the Catholic Church teach about homosexuality?
According to Catholic teaching, gays and lesbians should be respected, loved and not discriminated against, but homosexual activity is considered “intrinsically disordered.” The church leadership in the U.S. vigorously opposes same-sex marriage and has not supported efforts to boost acceptance of transgender people.
Is the pope going to address the most radical “Catholic Conference?
We’ve just learned that the Pope is going to address one of the most radical, pro-LGBT so-called “Catholic conferences” on the planet. Joe Biden, in a new interview, is once again boasting of his Catholicism and — believe it or not — “never missing Mass.”
What has Archbishop Wester said about LGBTQ pastoral ministry?
Last year, Archbishop Wester spoke at a conference on Catholic LGBTQ pastoral ministry that included dissident nun Sr. Jeannine Gramick, S.L., of New Ways Ministry, a pro-LGBT group condemned by the Vatican and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops . He has also expressed his appreciation for people in LGBTQ ministry.
What do religious leaders say about LGBTQ youth?
The religious leaders told LGBTQ youth, in part, that “we stand with you and oppose any form of violence, bullying or harassment directed at you.”
Who accused the AUSCP of promoting same sex marriage?
Hale, referring to the bumper stickers, accused Fr. Daly and the AUSCP of promoting same-sex “marriage.”. Father Daly did not deny the accusation but instead claimed that they are promoting “charity.”. Here is a recording of that brief exchange:
Who is Archbishop Wester?
Archbishop Wester is the episcopal moderator for the AUSCP, which means he gives the AUSCP spiritual guidance and acts as a liaison for the USCCB. Since he and Bp. Pates were participants in the assembly, there is absolutely no way they were not aware of the promotion of same-sex “marriage” taking place.
Where was the AUSCP conference held?
From June 21–24, the Association of United States Catholic Priests (“AUSCP”) held its annual assembly in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Participating in the conference were at least three Catholic bishops: Abp. John Wester of Santa Fe, New Mexico; Bp. Richard Pates of Crookston, Minnesota ; and Bp. William Wack of Pensacola, Florida.
Is same sex marriage allowed in the AUSCP?
But it shouldn’t come as any surprise that New Ways Ministry is permitted to promote same-sex “marriage” at the AUSCP assembly since one of the members of the AUSCP leadership team, Fr. Peter Daly, is also on the board of directors of the New Ways Ministry.
What does the Catholic Church say about LGBTQ youth?
The religious leaders told LGBTQ youth, in part, that “we stand with you and oppose any form of violence, bullying or harassment directed at you.”.
Why was the Bishops Conference postponed?
Stowe and Wester had been scheduled to attend a conference last June, organized by Martin, to address LGBTQ inclusion in the church, but it was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Among those welcoming the bishops’ declaration was Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, an outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage.
Who signed the statement of faith?
Along with Tobin and Wester, the statement was signed by Bishops John Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky; Robert McElroy of San Diego; Steven Biegler of Cheyenne, Wyoming; and Edward Weisenberger of Tucson, Arizona, as well as two retired auxiliary bishops, Thomas Gumbleton of Detroit and Dennis Madde n of Baltimore.
Who endorsed the LGBTQ statement?
After the statement was issued, another auxiliary bishop, John Dolan of San Diego, also endorsed it. The Rev. James Martin, a Jesuit priest whose book “Building a Bridge” advocates for greater LGBTQ inclusion in the Catholic church, hailed the statement as “an historic step forward.”.
Is homosexuality considered disordered?
According to Catholic teaching, gays and lesbians should be respected, loved and not discriminated against, but homosexual activity is considered “intrinsically disordered.”. The church leadership in the U.S. vigorously opposes same-sex marriage and has not supported efforts to boost acceptance of transgender people.
Who is Cardinal Tobin?
Newark Archbishop Cardinal Joseph Tobin speaks during a prayer service at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, on Jan. 12, 2018, in Newark, N.J. Julio Cortez / AP file. Jan. 26, 2021, 7:25 AM PST. By The Associated Press. Declaring “God is on your side,” a Roman Catholic cardinal, an archbishop and six other U.S.
Is Joe Biden rescinding the ban on transgender people joining the military?
President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order rescinding former President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people joining the military.
For first time ever, Republicans evenly split on issue
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