The Guidance of Rhode Islands' Bishop to His People On Gay Marriage, Now That It Has Just Been Legalized There


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see www.diocesepvd.org/letter-to-catholics-on-the-approval-of-same-sex-marriage-in-ri/


#2

Another piece of important guidance is to never give up hope! Our Lord never gives us more then we can handle. Remember what our Holy Mother said:

"In the end, My Immaculate Heart will triumph. The Holy Father will consecrate Russia to Me, and she will be converted, and a period of peace will be granted to the world."

On what may very well be a related note:

voanews.com/content/russia-law-gay-propaganda/1655417.html


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At this moment of cultural change, it is important to affirm the teaching of the Church, based on God’s word, that “homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered,” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, #2357) and always sinful. And because “same-sex marriages” are clearly contrary to God’s plan for the human family, and therefore objectively sinful, Catholics should examine their consciences very carefully before deciding whether or not to endorse same-sex relationships or attend same-sex ceremonies, realizing that to do so might harm their relationship with God and cause significant scandal to others.

and we all should…


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