Homosexual Marriage: Has Francis Tested The Catholic Doctrine Of Papal Infallibility?


According to a Vatican Spokesman, Pope Francis did not give his blessing to Kim Davis as earlier reported.  Davis, a County Clerk from Kentucky who spent a week in jail for refusing to grant marriage licenses to homosexuals, contends otherwise.  This is troubling, not just for Catholics but for all Christians. 
Francis, the irrepressibly radical Jesuit from Argentina and Sheppard of the Roman Catholic Church, met with Davis near the end of his first American tour last week.  We have since learned that he also had an audience at the Vatican Embassy with two others, an openly homosexual couple, one of whom was identified as the pope's former student.


Given the context of his recent submission, "Who am I to judge," his intentions seem clear; Pope Francis aspires to lead a popular re-navigation of Christianity's centuries-old course of prohibition against same gender unions. 
How does this wash with the church's rigid claim of papal infallibility on doctrinal matters?  Sadly, it doesn't.  To the contrary, it now seems reasonable to assume a new papal protocol of acceptance of homosexual marriage.  If correct, he risks jeopardizing the church's time-honored proclamation of, among other concepts, the “Sacred magisterium” which declares the pope exempt from error when defining doctrine.
According to Sacred Scripture embraced by his own flock:  If a man lie with another man, as with a woman, both have committed an abomination (Leviticus 20:13, paraphrased).  Rising as he did from the church's perpetually problematic community of Jesuits, a plausible explanation could be his order's self-ordained mission to modernize church thinking.  But, for Francis, this too would prove Biblically "problematic," since


  • Jesus Christ (is) the same yesterday, today, and forever (Hebrews 13:8, paraphrased)  
  • As Jesus declared Himself: I and the Father are one (John 10:30)   
  • The Son is fully equal to the Father (Ecumenical Council at Nicea, 325 AD)

Biblical law is both holy and irrevocable.  Man must never attempt to second-guess nor otherwise mitigate Scripture. "The Wisdom of this world is foolishness in God's sight" (1 Corinthians 3:19).  Indisputably then, homosexual unions are no less sinful today than they were on the day Moses inscribed this mandate in the book of Leviticus, some 1400-years before Christ.

According to Ms. Davis, Pope Francis offered words of encouragement.  The Vatican now denies that claim.  Assuming the Davis account to be accurate, the pope has since recanted the truth albeit by proxy.  Of course, if Davis bore false witness against the Pope, shame on her.  But the greater tragedy for Catholics, as well as all Christians would be that indeed, the Pope has erred.

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I was born and raised as a Catholic. But have changed since then. In 1971 I was born again and have followed the word of God by His book - the Bible.

As you paraphrased in Leviticus 20:13, I also have seen what God has said and I as a Christian have stood by His Word. Homosexual unions are abomination.





Obama Lies Again: – Ignores That The Year After Signing The Stimulus More Than (4) Million Jobs Were Lost

Former President Obama, the only President in US history who had his FBI and other Intel agencies spy on the opposition party candidate, claims that he created the great economy that Americans are enjoying today. The only thing Obama created was debt and massive job losses with his horrible economic recovery.

Yesterday the former President tweeted an effort to take credit for President Trump’s successful economy:

Joe Hoft@joehoft

Of course another @BarackObama lie. He can’t open his mouth without lying. 11 years ago the US lost (4.3) million jobs over the next 12 months. Horrible liar. https://twitter.com/barackobama/status/1229432034650722304 

Barack Obama  @BarackObama

Eleven years ago today, near the bottom of the worst recession in generations, I signed the Recovery Act, paving the way for more than a decade of economic growth and the longest streak of job creation in American history.

President Obama’s policies were a disgrace and a failure. He doubled the national debt in spite of zero interest rates from the Fed. His recovery was the worst in US history.

Also, Obama’s assertion is just plain false. The ‘Stimulus’ was passed in February 2009 right after Obama took over the Presidency. He promised to not pass any bills for at least a week to allow for the bills to be read by the people but lied as soon as he was sworn in. The Stimulus was hundreds and hundreds of pages of government handouts to Democrat districts and it was close to $1 million. This was not what America needed and it led to the Tea Party.

Far-left Wikipedia has this to say about the Stimulus:

Note that in his infinite wisdom, NYT economist Paul Krugman is credited with arguing that “the stimulus was far smaller than the economic crisis warranted”. (He also said the markets would crash and burn if President Trump was elected President.)

The data shows that the 12 months after Obama’s stimulus, the US lost 4.3 million jobs:

In Obama’s first three years he netted a loss of 1.5 million jobs compared to President Trump who has added more than 6.7 million jobs.

When it comes to the economy, the billionaire schools the community organizer every time.

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