Prominent Irish priest supports ‘marriage equality’

Any wonder the Catholic Faith is declining in Ireland! :frowning:

Following the vote by the Constitutional Convention, Fr Gerard Moloney tweeted that he was “in favour of marriage equality”.

Fr Gerard Moloney, the editor of Reality magazine, has said that he is “in favour of marriage equality”.

Following last Sunday’s vote by the Constitutional Convention in favour of same-sex marriage, Fr Moloney wrote on the Twitter social media site: “I don’t care what we call it but I am in favour of marriage equality!”

Fr Moloney is one of a number of Irish priests who was investigated by the Vatican and instructed not to write or publish articles on certain controversial subjects.

Its Ironic that he’s in charge the magazine Reality(an Irish Redemptorist publication) when at the same he denies the metaphysical reality of man and woman comminy together to contract a marraige between the biologically complimentary persons. And the scriptural reality of marriage as the sacramentof man and woman becoming one flesh.

Its also very sad. Prayers, for Fr. Gerard, the Irish Redemptorists and the Church in Ireland as a whole.

How is he not excommunicated?

I have a great big band aid and I know just where I wish I could put it.

This is scandal.

Herecy this is


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I hope the moderator finds the writings of the great Saints charitable in their love for GOD in teaching what is Godly…

Saint Augustine The great Bishop of Hippo writes:
“Sins against nature, therefore, like the sin of Sodom, are abominable and deserve punishment whenever and wherever they are committed." (Rom. 1:26). (St. Augustine, Confessions, Book III, chap. 8)

Saint John Chrysostom writes:
“All passions are dishonorable, for the soul is even more prejudiced and degraded by sin than is the body by disease; but the worst of all passions is lust between men… There is nothing, absolutely nothing more mad or damaging than this perversity.”
(St. John Chrysostom, In Epistulam ad Romanos IV)

Saint Peter Damian’s Liber Gomorrhianus [Book of Gomorrah], addressed to Pope Leo IX, is considered the principal work against homosexuality.
“Just as Saint Basil establishes that those who incur sins [against nature] … should be subjected not only to a hard penance but a public one, and Pope Siricius prohibits penitents from entering clerical orders, one can clearly deduce that he who corrupts himself with a man through the ignominious squalor of a filthy union does not deserve to exercise ecclesiastical functions, since those who were formerly given to vices … become unfit to administer the Sacraments.”
(St. Peter Damian, Liber Gomorrhianus, cols. 174f)

Saint Bernardine of Siena, a preacher of the fifteenth century, writes:
“No sin has greater power over the soul than the one of cursed sodomy, which was always detested by all those who lived according to God…… Such passion for undue forms borders on madness. This vice disturbs the intellect, breaks an elevated and generous state of soul, drags great thoughts to petty ones, makes [men] pusillanimous and irascible, obstinate and hardened, servilely soft and incapable of anything. Furthermore, the will, being agitated by the insatiable drive for pleasure, no longer follows reason, but furor.”
(St. Bernardine of Siena, Predica XXXIX, in Le prediche volgari (Milan: Rizzoli, 1936), pp. 869ff.)

Tertullian, the great apologist of the Church in the second century, writes:
“All other frenzies of lusts which exceed the laws of nature and are impious toward both bodies and the sexes we banish… from all shelter of the Church, for they are not sins so much as monstrosities.” (Tertullian, De pudicitia, IV)

See also Saint Basil of Caesarea, the fourth century Church Father who wrote the principal rule of the monks of the East…

It is indeed difficult to reconcile the Traditional teachings with the modern ones.
Confusing to say the least

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