Pope Francis has issued shocking guidelines on the blessing of homosexual couples — breaking with thousands of years of Catholic Church tradition. Reactions within the Church and beyond have been varied, but all have been fervent. Bishop Joseph Strickland stands firm in his convictions, urging faithful shepherds to maintain the tradition of the Church and to refuse the blessing of homosexual couples. In Africa, Malawi’s bishops have rejected outright the blessing of homosexual couples, underscoring the cultural and regional impact of Pope Francis’ new guidance. Additionally, the USCCB provides its interpretation, detailing how such blessings might occur in the U.S. […]
'The operation we have been witnessing for the past seven terrible years is clearly aimed at the destruction of the Catholic institution, through the loss of credibility, disaffection and disgust for the actions and unworthy behavior of its members'