Porteous was subsequently referred to the Australian Anti-Discrimination Commissioner. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Catholic legislators were instructed that supporting such recognition would be "gravely immoral," and that they must do all they could do actively oppose it, bearing in mind that "the approval or legalisation of evil is something far different from the toleration of evil".
Continue on pg. This followed Bagnasco's Vatican view on same sex marriage in Sault Ste Marie of Genoa attempt to get the Italian Senate to carry out a secret ballot in the hope it would make it easier for lawmakers to follow their conscience, rather than the party line.
Bishop Plouffe, along with his colleagues of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, has asked the Canadian Senate to carefully study Bill C and to consider the social, religious, legal and civil effects.
Some parts of the media interpreted his remarks as more moderate on the issue of homosexuality than that taken by church leaders in previous years. Retrieved 27 August On 2 OctoberPope Francis spoke in favor of pastoral care for and including transgender Catholics in the church, stating priests should "accompany them spiritually" and that they should never be turned away, even if they have undergone gender transition and sex-reassignment operations.
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It noted the move as a "courageous act" and a "step in the right direction". God forgives.
It noted the move as a "courageous act" and a "step in the right direction". On 26 Augustwhile in IrelandPope Francis said that homosexual people existed in the whole history of humankind. We must be careful not to administer a vaccine against faith to them.
Download as PDF Printable version. Most-Watched false. Suspect in custody following weapons call in Sarnia. The Australian. According to him, "the Senate would adequately fulfill its role if it could listen at last to the greatest possible number of Canadians from all parts of the country and all walks of life who wish to make their views on this subject known.
But, unlike Angus, both Comartin and Martin continued to receive communion.