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Pope Francis said, in full, A gay person who is seeking God, who is of good will — well, who am I to judge him? The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains this very well. It says one must not marginalize these persons, they must be integrated into society.
The problem is something else, the problem is lobbying either for this orientation or a political lobby or a Masonic lobby. A catechized Catholic who reads these words knows that they are perfectly in line with Church teaching.
Pope Francis essentially just restated paragraph of the Catechismwhich says, The number of men and women who have deep-seated homosexual tendencies is not negligible. This inclination, which is objectively disordered, constitutes for most of them a trial. They must be accepted with respect, compassion, and sensitivity.
Every sign of unjust discrimination in their regard should be avoided. Mortal sin is a radical possibility of human freedom, as is love itself. It results in the loss of charity and the privation of sanctifying grace, that is, of the state of grace. However, although we can judge that an act is in itself a grave offense, we must entrust judgment of persons to the justice and mercy of God.
Human acts, that is, acts that are freely chosen in consequence of a judgment of conscience, can be morally evaluated. They are either good or evil. CCC Scripture is also very clear on the fact that not only can we judge, we are actually called to judge.
God judges those outside. And if the world is to be judged by you, are you incompetent to try trivial cases?
Do you not know that we are to judge angels? How much more, matters pertaining to this life! Rather, He was condemning rash or unjust judgment. He was not telling Christians that they could not evaluate acts and behavior of others according to the moral law — because if that was what He meant, He would have been violating his own dictate.
For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get.
However, he cautions that the person doing the judging has to make sure that their judgments are just, because God will judge hold that person to their own standards. But if he cannot do so, let him ask how the other understands it. And if the latter understands it badly, let the former correct him with love.
If that does not suffice, let the Christian try all suitable ways to bring the other to a correct interpretation so that he may be saved. Now in the law Moses commanded us to stone such.
What do you say about her?
Jesus bent down and wrote with his finger on the ground. But when they heard it, they went away, one by one, beginning with the eldest, and Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before him.
Has no one condemned you?
There is a distinction between judgment and condemnation, and Jesus clearly differentiates between the two. He does not say that her adultery was right, or justified, or worthy of praise.
Nor did Pope Francis, in his comments about homosexual individuals, say that homosexual acts were right, or justified, or worthy of praise. As Catholics, we can judge and we are called to judge.
Pope Francis knows this, and those who try to use his words to justify their own support of sin only display their own ignorance of Scripture and Catholic teaching by doing so.The Law of “Fuck Yes or No” states that when you want to get involved with someone new, in whatever capacity, they must inspire you to say “Fuck Yes” in order for you to proceed with them.
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