Cardinal Kasper says debate over Amoris Laetitia is ‘way too strong,’ states document is in accord with St. John Paul’s teaching 

[According to the Krazy Kraut Kardinal, adultery is now “perhaps a venial sin, or perhaps nothing”!]
Catholic World News – 3/5/18
“There is a very bitter debate, way too strong, with accusations of heresy,” said the German prelate, who has written a new book on the Pope’s 2016 apostolic exhortation. Commenting on a disputed passage in the document, Cardinal Kasper said that the person who has divorced and remarried outside the Church should go to Confession to examine “if there is truly a grave sin, or perhaps a venial sin, or perhaps nothing. If it is only a venial sin, the person can be absolved and admitted to the Sacrament of the Eucharist.”
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2 comments on “Cardinal Kasper says debate over Amoris Laetitia is ‘way too strong,’ states document is in accord with St. John Paul’s teaching 

  1. Pope Francis approves Communion for Bigfoot
    Holly Beth McQuackly
    National Catholic Dissembler
    March 5, 2018

    Rome, Italy – In a move which surprised many Catholic journalists, Pope Francis issued a motu proprio granting approval for giving Communion to the mysterious creature known as Bigfoot.
    A large, hairy primate, claimed to inhabit the forests of the Pacific Northwest, Bigfoot (or Sasquatch) will now be integrated into parish life in the modernist spirit of Vatican II, Vatican sources reported. The precise details are still being worked out by the team of theologians who have been advising Pope Francis during his pontificate. Many Vatican observers are waiting nervously to see how the next stage of the Novus Ordo and Vatican II will unfold.

    Still frame of Bigfoot in the 1967 Patterson-Gimlin film footage

    Speaking from his office at the Gregorian University in Rome where he teaches moral theology, Father Guido Sarducci explained that “the Holy Father is very concerned about those who have been marginalized and stigmatized because they do not fit the rigid model of what a Catholic should be due to neo-Pelagian triumphalism and pharisaical reactionaries stuck in small-minded rules.”

    “By opening up the Church to Bigfoot with the outreach of the Holy Father’s New Evangelization, this will demonstrate that the days of neo-Pelagian triumphalism and excessive rigidity are truly over.” When asked if divorced and separated Sasquatches who have remarried will also be admitted to Holy Communion, Father Sarducci said that it will up to the local bishop to set up guidelines for how Bigfeet and their confessors can ‘discern’ their situation in the light of conscience.”

    Frame 352 of the Patterson-Gimlin film. Is this the missing link?

    In a statement released by the Vatican, Pope Francis said “if someone is over eight feet tall and covered with hair from head to foot, living in the outdoors and in the habit of howling in the middle of the night, who am I to judge?” The Holy Father has been known for spontaneous, off-the-cuff remarks which sometimes catch Catholic theologians and ethicists by surprise.
    This story still is developing.

  2. Küng Fu: Modernism the Legend Continues

    Master Po: What is troubling you, Grasshopper?

    Kwai Chang: I am confused, Master.

    Master Po: What has you confused, Grasshopper? Are you still wondering why American college students were triggered by Steve Martin’s “King Tut” song as a politically-incorrect microaggression of cultural appropriation, sending them in hysteria as crazed snowflakes searching for safe spaces?

    Steve Martin: Funky Tut! A wild and crazy guy! Yeah!

    Kwai Chang: That is an interesting dilemma which is quite absurd, Master. Although surely Albert Camus would take great interest in such absurd dilemmas of modernity, I am certain that Mister Steve Martin did not mean any disrespect to Tutankhamun or the ancient Egyptians. But I am actually confused about something else.

    If the Holy Father has approved Communion for the gentle and mysterious forest creatures known as Bigfoot, even for those who may be divorced and remarried, will this not overburden modernist canonists in splitting hairs of casuistry as they seek to mollify concerned Catholics who may not share the pope’s enthusiasm for chapter eight of Amoris Laetitia?

    Master Po: Strange are the ways of the cycle of karma in the realm of illusion when searching for the flow of the Tao , are they not, Grasshopper? As the great philosopher Lao-Tzu has said in the Tao Te Ching which so fascinates Professor Jordan Peterson. Long is our journey in search of the Tao. For who can know the way to San Jose in the arduous quest for satori?

    Many are the things in the search for the Tao that give rise to wonder, Grasshopper, as Yin and Yang swing back and forth in the dialectic of the cycle of karma. I shall put it to you this way. If Al Franken squeezes a woman’s behind in the middle of the forest and no one else is around, is it a case of #MeToo sexual harassment?

    Stuart Smalley: Well, now, let’s all pause for a moment of Zen….

    Kwai Chang: I cannot be certain, Master.

    Master Po: Why can you not be certain, Grasshopper?

    Kwai Chang: Because David Hume has forbidden me from being certain on metaphysical matters, Master.

    Master Po: That is a silly reason, Grasshopper. You should be ashamed of such a silly answer.

    In time you must know if Al Franken squeezes a woman’s behind in the middle of the forest and no one else is around what the proper answer is to such a Zen koan.

    Robin: Holy Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Batman!

    Batman: Indeed.

    Robin: What will happen to Al Franken, Batman?

    Batman: Perhaps Saturday Night Live will require Stuart Smalley to reprise his self-affirmations.
    Nevertheless, squeezing women’s behinds in the middle of a forest when no one is around or in a senator’s office, can get you into trouble, old chum.

    Alice: Well, it is a very difficult question.

    Immanuel Kant: But quite fascinating when considered on the a priori level of the conditions of the Boy Wonder’s knowledge.

    Green Hornet: You’ve got to watch that guy very carefully, Kato.

    Father Mulcahy, S.J.: Of course, modernist casuistry does get confusing on occasion.

    Fearless Leader: Confusion is the essence of every Alinskyite operation. Release the fruitcake Cultural Marxists to begin the next phase of cultural hysteria!

    Batman: How is your Latin and Greek homework at Fordham Prep coming along, Robin? Keeping up with your translation of Cicero and Aristotle?

    Catwoman: We mustn’t let the Boy Wonder fall behind in his studies.

    Kato: It’s good that Catwoman is interested in the Boy Wonder keeping up with classical education.

    Green Hornet: It’s the maternal instinct in her.

    Batman: If we hurry, Robin, we can make it in time to the Columbia University library where I recall they do still have a copy of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics.

    “The Nicomachean Ethics (/ˌnɪkoʊˈmækiən/; Greek: Ἠθικὰ Νικομάχεια) is the name normally given to Aristotle’s best-known work on ethics. The work, which plays a pre-eminent role in defining Aristotelian ethics, consists of ten books, originally separate scrolls, and is understood to be based on notes from his lectures at the Lyceum. The title is often assumed to refer to his son Nicomachus, to whom the work was dedicated or who may have edited it (although his young age makes this less likely). Alternatively, the work may have been dedicated to his father, who was also called Nicomachus.”

    Aristotle: Sounds reasonable.

    Reverend Neuhaus: That’s my opening….Forgive me for interrupting again as aggressive and pushy professional Protestant converts sometimes do, but speaking as a semi-recovering former Lutheran familiar with the pitfalls of eliminating reason and logic from discussions of religion, this might be a good time to discuss the Naked Public Square in modernity, Max Weber’s concept of disenchantment in modern culture, and Professor Taylor’s secularization theories….

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