Nigerian Archbishop: ‘No Possibility of Blessing Same-Sex Couples’

The president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria has stated that “there is no possibility of blessing same-sex couples or same-sex unions” following the Vatican’s December Declaration Fiducia Supplicans. Archbishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji of Owerri, Nigeria, stated in an address to the 2024 First Plenary Assembly of the national bishops’ conference on February 18 … Read more

Courageous Oregon Bishop Rejects ‘Blessing’ of Homosexual ‘Couples’

Bishop Liam Cary of the Diocese of Baker, Oregon, has firmly rejected any openness to blessing couples in same-sex or otherwise “irregular unions” following the 2023 Vatican Declaration Fiducia Supplicans, instead instructing his priests “not to bless known co-habiting couples, of the same sex or both sexes.” Inspired by concerns raised by Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo … Read more

Cardinal Müller: Does Fiducia Supplicans Affirm Heresy?

Does the Vatican’s recent declaration Fiducia Supplicans contain teachings contrary to the divine and Catholic faith? The Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (DDF) addressed this question in a press release issued on January 4, in response to concerns from many bishops and entire Episcopal Conferences. The press release defends the orthodoxy of Fiducia … Read more

James Martin AGAIN Violates FS by Blessing Homosexual Relationship Instead of Individuals

Never mind the Pope’s excuse this is about blessing individuals – Martin chose to bless the union in direct contradiction to Fiducia Supplicans. The notorious pro-LGBT Fr. James Martin has posted about his performing of another allegedly spontaneous “blessing” of a homosexual couple.  In a thread posted on X, formerly Twitter, Martin described how he … Read more

Pope’s Contortions to Avoid Telling the Truth about Homosexual Relationships

Those who protest against Fiducia Supplicans (FS) ‘belong to small ideological groups’. So said Pope Francis in yet another interview, this time with the Italian daily La Stampa, published on 29 January. A few days earlier, on National TV in Che tempo che fa, guest of Fabio Fazio, he had instead said that those who … Read more

Belarusian Bishops Refuse to Bless Same-Sex Couples

The Conference of Catholic Bishops in Belarus has stated that they do not  “intend to put into practice” the blessing of same-sex and “irregular” couples as proposed by the Vatican Declaration Fiducia Supplicans. The bishops’ statement, released on February 1, notes that the declaration does not seek to change the definition of marriage as “the … Read more

Catholic Leaders Call on Bishops to Reject Fiducia Supplicans

‘Never in the history of the Catholic Church has a document of the Roman Magisterium experienced such a strong rejection’ as Fiducia Supplicans. Some 90 clergymen, scholars, and authors have published a new statement that joins the chorus of those Catholic voices opposed to the papally approved Fiducia Supplicans, a document permitting blessings of homosexual … Read more

Nigerian Archbishop on Fiducia Supplicans: Don’t Quit Church Because of “Ignorance”

The faithful who are threatening to leave the Catholic Church because of Fiducia Supplicans (FS), the Vatican Declaration permitting members of the Clergy to bless “same-sex couples” and couples in other “irregular situations” are being guided by “ignorance”, the Archbishop of Abuja has told ACI Africa. In the Tuesday, January 30 interview, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau … Read more