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German Cardinal Gives Blessing to Same-Sex Couples

German Cardinal Reinhard Marx, the face of the Catholic Church in Germany, no longer rejects the liturgical blessing of same-sex couples. In individual cases, the Marx wants to give space for this on the basis of...

by Nederlands Juristen Comité voor de Mensenrechten

German Cardinal Reinhard Marx, the face of the Catholic Church in Germany, no longer rejects the liturgical blessing of same-sex couples. In individual cases, the Marx wants to give space for this on the basis of pastoral considerations. In recent weeks, other bishops and theologians have argued for the possibility for same-sex couples to have their relationship blessed by the church. The blessing of such a relationship should not be confused with the a Catholic marriage.


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