Tag: fiducia supplicans

Uruguay: A priest gave a blessing to a gay couple. The believers are furious

Uruguay: A priest gave a blessing to a gay couple. The believers are furious

A blessing ceremony for a same-sex couple in Uruguay approved by the local Vatican nuncio has caused confusion and outrage among Catholics Revista Gente, a popular tabloid in Uruguay, described the civil “marriage” of two gay men, 82-year-old actor Carlos Perciavalle and 47-year-old Jimmy Castilhos, and the blessing they received from a Catholic priest on […]

“I want to emphasize two things.” The Pope defends the controversial decision

“I want to emphasize two things.” The Pope defends the controversial decision

Pope Francis defends “Fiducia supplicans,” saying that giving a blessing to a same-sex couple is not “about a relationship, but simply about people.” The Pope spoke about the controversial statement during a meeting with members of the plenary assembly of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith, which took place on January 26. The […]

“The Metropolitan of Budapest was shocked.” A powerful report from the cardinal

“The Metropolitan of Budapest was shocked.” A powerful report from the cardinal

Cardinal Kurt Koch pointed out that the declaration of “Fiducia supplicans” caused much controversy among representatives of other Christian churches. Cardinal Kurt Koch, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Christian Unity, revealed that he received many negative reactions to the declaration of “Fiducia supplicans” from representatives of the Christian world. – I have […]

Dutch bishops say ‘no’ to blessing gay couples

Dutch bishops say ‘no’ to blessing gay couples

Dutch bishops have indicated that clergy cannot bless ‘irregular couples’ as this could be seen as an endorsement of this lifestyle. However, they recommend that prayers be offered only for individual believers living in such relationships, asking for God’s help in discerning God’s will for a particular person. “What is important is what we ask […]

Unanimous resistance from African bishops. It concerns “one point” in the Vatican document

Unanimous resistance from African bishops. It concerns “one point” in the Vatican document

African bishops unanimously agree on “Fiducia supplicans”. None of them plan to allow the blessing of same-sex couples in their diocese. – The Church in Africa has no problem with the theology of the Beatitudes presented in the statement “Fiducia supplicans”. Beatitudes are a common practice in Africa. There is only one point in this […]

“We are against heresy.” The powerful words of Cardinal Robert Sara

“We are against heresy.” The powerful words of Cardinal Robert Sara

In his reflection on January 6, Cardinal Robert Sarah referred to the controversial declaration “Fiducia supplicans”, which allows clergy to “bless” same-sex couples in certain situations. The hierarch said that the faithful should respond “to this error” by preaching “the word of God.” “We do not oppose Pope Francis, but we resolutely and radically oppose […]

The first effects of “Fiducia supplicans”. A “blessing” was given to a lesbian couple in the US

The first effects of “Fiducia supplicans”. A “blessing” was given to a lesbian couple in the US

The first “blessing” of a same-sex couple was performed in one of the Catholic parishes in the United States. The pastor referred to the Vatican declaration “Fiducia supplicans.” Parish of St. Paul Catholic Church in Lexington, Kentucky, posted a photo of the “blessing” of a same-sex couple on its official Facebook page. The photo shows […]

US: The politician started supporting homosexual ‘marriage’ after the Vatican’s statement

US: The politician started supporting homosexual ‘marriage’ after the Vatican’s statement

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie changed his attitude towards same-sex ‘marriage’ under the influence of the Vatican document ‘Fiducia supplicans’. Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie, once an opponent of gay marriage, said Thursday that his views on the issue have changed. The politician cited the Vatican’s Dec. 18 statement “Fiducia supplicans” as evidence that […]

“Blasphemy”. The cardinal does not mince his words after the pope’s decision

“Blasphemy”. The cardinal does not mince his words after the pope’s decision

Cardinal Gerhard Müller emphasizes that “blessing a reality that is contrary to creation is not only impossible, but also blasphemous.” Cardinal Gerhard Müller responded strongly to the controversial ‘Fiducia Supplicans’ statement, saying that the blessing for same-sex couples ‘constitutes blasphemy’ and that the document is ‘self-contradictory’. Strong words from the cardinal In a lengthy statement […]

“We will not comply with this.” Revolt in the Church after Francis’ decision?

“We will not comply with this.” Revolt in the Church after Francis’ decision?

Bishop Joseph Strickland has called on all Catholics, especially bishops, to reject “blessings” for same-sex couples approved by the Pope. The dismissed bishop of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, Joseph Strickland, is calling on Catholic bishops to oppose the doctrinal statement “Fiducia supplicans” approved by Pope Francis, which de facto allows the blessing of homosexual […]

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