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German bishop: find positive responses to same-sex couples

January 11, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: The vice-president of the German Catholic bishops’ conference has suggested giving new attention to same-sex couples and asking “how do we accompany them pastorally and liturgically?” Bishop Franz-Joseph Bode said that in discussions of pastoral care for homosexual couples, Church leaders should reflect: “Is there not so much positive and good and right, so that we have to be more just?”

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  • Posted by: garedawg - Jan. 13, 2018 10:57 AM ET USA

    All of this talk about "accompanying" people who obviously have no interest in following the teachings of the Church reminds me of an old saying: Never try to teach a pig how to sing. It is a waste of your time and it annoys the pig.