“Individual Case” Trick: Cardinal Marx Blesses Homosexual Couples

“Individual Case” Trick: Cardinal Marx Blesses Homosexual Couples

“I do not want my words to be understood as a general approval of blessing gay marriages.”

 [The president of the German bishops’ conference follows his number-2 man (the president of vice) Bishop Franz-Josef Bode, in advocating the “blessing” of “unum peccatum clamantium (a sin crying to heaven for vengeance)” – AQ moderator Tom]
en.news – 2/3/18

Munich Cardinal Reinhard Marx, 64, has emboldened his priests to give homosexuals a liturgical “encouragement” [German: “Zuspruch”] adding, “I don’t see any problems with this.”

Talking to the Bayerischer Rundfunk (February 3), Marx claimed that he does not want his words to be understood as a general approval of blessing gay pseudo-marriages, although this is exactly the effect his statement will have, and Marx knows it.

Marx answered the question whether gay couples could be blessed by saying, “Yes, there are no general solutions.” He wants to introduce gay-blessings with the “case by case” trick and is claiming that blessing gay couples belongs to those things “which cannot be regulated”, although the Church and the Gospel consider every homosexual act a mortal sin.

Nevertheless, Marx wants to burden the parish priests with the decision whether to bless [gravely immoral] homosexual couples or not. Soon, the refusal to bless gay couples will be a reason to fire priests in Germany.

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2 comments on ““Individual Case” Trick: Cardinal Marx Blesses Homosexual Couples

  1. POSTED BY DYMPHNA on saturday, february 03, 2018


    Divine Savior Jesus Christ, Thou art the Good Shepherd who gives His life for His sheep. Oh, be in a very special way the Good Shepherd of those poor lost priests who are also appointed by Thee to be leaders of Thy people, but who have broken the oath of their holy ordination and have become unfaithful to their exalted calling. Bestow upon these poorest of the poor the very fullness of that pastoral solicitude with which Thou dost so faithfully seek the sheep that are lost! Touch their hearts with the irresistible ray of grace which emanates from Thine all-merciful love! Enlighten their minds and strengthen their wills, that they may turn away from all sin and error and come back to Thy holy altar and to Thy people. O most compassionate Savior! Remember that Thou didst once redeem the souls of Thine erring priests with Thy Precious Blood and in infinite preferential love didst impress upon them the indelible character of the priesthood. Put wholly to shame those miserable helpers of Satan who lay snares for the virtue of priests and endanger the holy ideal of the priesthood. Most graciously accept our prayers and sacrifices for poor priests who have gone astray and hear our earnest petition. Amen.

    Imprimatur – Bishop John F. Noll (April 18, 1948)

    St. Anthony of Padua, defender of the Holy Eucharist, obtain for us holy priests

    St. John-Mary Vianney, model of sacerdotal holiness, obtain for us holy priests

    St. Francis Xavier, patron of missionary priests, obtain for us holy priests

    St. Therese of the Child-Jesus and of the Holy Face, victim offered for the sanctification of priests, obtain for us holy priests

    Saints and Servants of God, obtain for us holy priests.

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