A recent text published by Pope Francis and Cardinal Victor Fernández allowed for 'transgender' individuals to be godparents for the sacrament of Baptism. The Catholic Church teaches that so-called 'gender reassignment surgery' is a grave sin and a rebellion against divine and natural law.
‘It is confusing and harmful when the Magisterium relies on the terminology of a nihilistic and atheistic anthropology and thus seems to lend its untruthful content the status of a legitimate theological opinion in the Church,’ Cardinal Müller writes.
Cardinal Gerhard Müller put bishops on notice at the 2023 Rome Life Forum, emphasizing that any bishop who rejects preaching the Gospel betrays his vocation as a bishop — and betrays Christ and the Church. Cardinal Müller emphasized that any attempts to “modernize” the Catholic Church’s transmission of Gospel teaching “brings only illusory results,” opening the door to confusion, misunderstandings and lies. Cardinal Müller explains how the Pope and all brother bishops are bound to hold fast to the Church’s mission to spread the Gospel “for the salvation of the world in Christ” — and that the Church […]
‘The pope is the perennial principle and foundation of the unity of the Church,’ Cardinal Müller writes in a new essay for First Things. ‘But the Church is not centralized in him, as if he were the supreme leader of a totalitarian party.’
American Catholics are not forced into a definitive act of apostasy to save their skin. There is subtler coercion to accept heresy by disregarding Catholic teaching on sexual morality that is now unwelcome in the public square and many church pews.