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Quote:"We should give more consideration to the quality of homosexual relationships," he said, adding: "A stable relationship is certainly better than if someone chooses to be promiscuous."

Was it the evil protestant Glenn Beck? Nope.
Was it the evil protestant Rush Limbaugh? Nope.
Was it the evil phony Catholic Sean Hannity? Nope.
It must have been either Reid, Pelosi, or Obama...wrong again...

It's none other than the "orthodox" Catholic Cardinal Christoph Schönborn...

He also thinks Priests should be able to marry...

http://www.politicsdaily.com/2010/05/18/...?icid=main

Let Priests Marry? Austrian Cardinal Schönborn Roils the Vatican

Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schönborn is a former student of the current pope whose efforts in the 2005 conclave were key to Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger's election as Benedict XVI. But these days Schönborn has the Vatican and conservative Catholics wondering whether he's helping his friend, given the independent-minded streak Schönborn has shown amid the ongoing clergy sexual abuse crisis.

In March, Schönborn set off alarm bells in Rome when he said that mandatory celibacy -- the longstanding rule that priests must not marry -- should be included in an "unflinching examination" of the scandal's causes.

Schönborn's spokesman later claimed that the cardinal was not "in any way seeking to question the Catholic Church's celibacy rule" -- though church sources said the backtrack was issued under pressure from the Vatican.

Now Schönborn has repeated his support for optional celibacy in a statement that will likely confound the Vatican and be hard to clarify.

Last week, Austrian Bishop Paul Iby of Eisenstadt, who is retiring, said the church should re-think the celibacy requirement as well as the all-male priesthood. "It should be at the discretion of every priest whether to live in voluntary celibacy or in a family," Iby told Die Presse. On Monday, Schönborn said he shares Iby's desire for an open debate on the issue.

"The concern that Bishop Iby expressed is shared by all of us [Austrian bishops]," Schönborn told the Austrian Independent newspaper. And in a possible tweak to Rome, he added that "I am happy to be in a church in which there is freedom of speech and opinion."

Schönborn is seen as an orthodox churchman who was the main editor of the latest edition of the church's catechism, the main guidebook for Catholics throughout the world. But he been increasingly outspoken as the sex abuse scandal has continued to rock the church.

Last month, in an unusual blast at a fellow cardinal, Schönborn said that the dismissal of sex abuse reports as "petty gossip" by Cardinal Angelo Sodano at Easter Mass in the Vatican had "deeply wronged" the victims of clergy abuse. Sodano's remarks were part of a defense of Pope Benedict XVI, and Sodano, a former Vatican secretary of state who is still very influential in Rome, was embraced by the pontiff after his brief talk.

But Schönborn was having none of it.

Speaking to editors of Austrian daily newspapers, Schönborn said that it was Sodano who had thwarted Vatican investigations of high-level child abusers, such as Cardinal Hans Hermann Groer, the previous archbishop of Vienna, and Father Marcel Maciel Degollado, founder of the Legion of Christ, a cult-like Catholic order now under Vatican censure. "The days of cover up are over," he said, according to an account in The Tablet of London, a leading Catholic weekly.

Schönborn, who was once a theology student of Ratzinger's, also went well beyond a mano-a-mano with Sodano. He said the Roman Curia was "urgently in need of reform." But he noted that Pope Benedict was working "gently" on that process and that the pope's style -- Ratzinger is a theologian and academic who likes to deliberate and prefers not to delegate tasks -- made it difficult for advice from the outside to reach him.

Even more sensational were Schönborn's comments in the interview that lasting gay relationships deserve respect and that the church needs to reconsider its position on remarried divorcees who currently are barred from receiving Communion.

"We should give more consideration to the quality of homosexual relationships," he said, adding: "A stable relationship is certainly better than if someone chooses to be promiscuous."

No wonder some people are touting the 65-year-old Schönborn himself as papabile -- literally, "pope-able" -- in a future conclave.
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(05-20-2010, 05:26 PM)Petertherock Wrote: No wonder some people are touting the 65-year-old Schönborn himself as papabile -- literally, "pope-able" -- in a future conclave.

If he becomes Pope, I will officially be a sede.

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(05-20-2010, 05:30 PM)Petertherock Wrote:
(05-20-2010, 05:26 PM)Petertherock Wrote: No wonder some people are touting the 65-year-old Schönborn himself as papabile -- literally, "pope-able" -- in a future conclave.
If he becomes Pope, I will officially be a sede.

Truly amazing that open heresy is considered a job qualification in the Church.
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I forget their new address now that it's not americanpapist.org, but I saw it just the other day.  Aparently, the cardinal stupidly called the press in for a q and a and they printed what they liked, how they liked.

(05-20-2010, 05:30 PM)Petertherock Wrote:
(05-20-2010, 05:26 PM)Petertherock Wrote: No wonder some people are touting the 65-year-old Schönborn himself as papabile -- literally, "pope-able" -- in a future conclave.

If he becomes Pope, I will officially be a sede.
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And some people say there's no "new church".

Nah, it mus be our imagination...
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(05-20-2010, 05:44 PM)HolySouls Wrote: I forget their new address now that it's not americanpapist.org, but I saw it just the other day.  Aparently, the cardinal stupidly called the press in for a q and a and they printed what they liked, how they liked.

(05-20-2010, 05:30 PM)Petertherock Wrote:
(05-20-2010, 05:26 PM)Petertherock Wrote: No wonder some people are touting the 65-year-old Schönborn himself as papabile -- literally, "pope-able" -- in a future conclave.

If he becomes Pope, I will officially be a sede.
http://www.catholicvoteaction.org/americ...php?p=7343
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The reality is these Bishops and priests are either (1) homosexual themselves (2) friends with other homo priests or (3) too cowardly to stand up and be attacked for teaching JESUS,s morals. They are a fraud to Christianity and will be dealt with on judgement day for leading people astray.
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(05-20-2010, 05:30 PM)Petertherock Wrote: If he becomes Pope, I will officially be a sede.

He will never become Pope. Calm down. O you of little faith. You shouldn't play with your salvation. Threatining to join the Sede error will send you down the road of damnation. 
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(05-20-2010, 07:14 PM)SaintRafael Wrote:
(05-20-2010, 05:30 PM)Petertherock Wrote: If he becomes Pope, I will officially be a sede.

He will never become Pope. Calm down. O you of little faith. You shouldn't play with your salvation. Threatining to join the Sede error will send you down the road of damnation. 

Yes, just pray the Rosary daily, pray a few Novena's, attend the the Latin Mass, go to Confession at least once a month, stay in the state of grace and STOP worrying!! Trust me, I have a hard time with anxiety myself, but it is just not worth it anymore.
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(05-20-2010, 07:46 PM)crusaderfortruth3372 Wrote:
(05-20-2010, 07:14 PM)SaintRafael Wrote:
(05-20-2010, 05:30 PM)Petertherock Wrote: If he becomes Pope, I will officially be a sede.

He will never become Pope. Calm down. O you of little faith. You shouldn't play with your salvation. Threatining to join the Sede error will send you down the road of damnation. 

Yes, just pray the Rosary daily, pray a few Novena's, attend the the Latin Mass, go to Confession at least once a month, stay in the state of grace and STOP worrying!! Trust me, I have a hard time with anxiety myself, but it is just not worth it anymore.

Once a month? I need to go once a week...if I could I would go once a day!

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