The Church in Germany is on the path into total insignificance

While changes in Catholic doctrine and faith practice are discussed theoretically on the Synodal Way, many of the demands are already being implemented practically on the ground in the dioceses today.

A blessing service as part of a day of action in defiance to the Vatican’s ruling on same-sex unions in the Youth Church in Würzburg, Germany, May 10, 2021. (Gehrig/CNA Deutsch)

The Catholic Church in Germany is not only facing its last synodal assembly in March 2023, but also its biggest decision on direction in many decades. Reconciling the driving forces there with the clear admonitions and demands from Rome to stop German solo runs seems possible only through an immediate miracle.

If, on the other hand, the present papers are indeed adopted, they will bring Catholics in Germany into an open schism. And if they are not adopted, the wailing in front of running cameras will resume, but that’s something we might be able to survive.

Imminent, however, is actually the worst of all solutions: soft verbal appeasement and the simultaneous creation of hard facts on the ground. One could also call it a brazen attempt at deception. We are facing a diocesan patchwork of Roman and “other” (Bätzing) Catholic dioceses and parishes, which would put the Catholic Church on the path into total social insignificance.

For who still needs a Church that no longer wants to proclaim and voluntarily relinquishes the claim to truth to the much-cited “new findings of human sciences” and the sense of faith of the zeitgeist advocates? Particularly since saving-the-world ambitions and good-people vibes, garnished with the meaningless verbal cherry of “Christian values and charity,” can also be obtained in any gender-sensitive and climate-neutral non-governmental organization—and entirely without church tax, too. It is devastating to see how a two millennia-old religion that helped lay the foundations for the culture of half the globe, acquiesces to the demands of respective lobby groups, as if there were nothing left to counter with intellectually.

The driving agenda, on the other hand, is obvious: like any other social institution, the Catholic Church, in the course of its so-called reform process called “Synodal Way”, is being overrun by the same identitarian lobby that currently endeavors to make the “New Man” and his sexual freedom the top issue of the future.

It was the Bishop of Passau, Bishop Stefan Oster, who very soberly but accurately summarized that “the substantive directions of the Synodal Way in all four forums relate directly or indirectly to sexuality and/or the relationship between the sexes”.

The goal of the entire process runs like a red thread through all the measures: ultimately, the same standards of anti-discrimination and LGBT rights should apply in the Catholic Church as they do in the rest of society. More sex for everyone, and now also for priests. God is still helpful, but only if he says “yes and amen” to all stage-of-life partners. Instead, a heart for gay priests, gender language for the dear Goddess, and more sexual diversity on the bishop’s seat and in the parish office.

A hostile takeover with a system

The monarchical organizational structure of the Catholic Church is actually a bit of a dream for the modern Machiavellians among the bishops. If only it weren’t for the fact that the highest authority in doctrinal matters lies not with themselves and certainly not with the president of the German Bishops’ Conference, but with the Pope in Rome. So let us look at the “ingredients” of this hostile takeover in detail.

The practical implementation of the agenda works through two central components: the so-called “voluntary commitment” of individual bishops to new guidelines on sexual morality for their administrative area, and the equally “voluntary” adaptation of the newly adopted church labor law. Obviously, everybody knows that according to the statutes, the “decisions of the Synodal Assembly (…) of themselves have no legal effect.”

The greatest pressure, both in the Synodal Assembly and in the local dioceses, comes from the LGBT lobby movement “OutInChurch”. A sort of congregation of non-heterosexual church employees—from gay priests to young activists who call themselves “queer” or non-binary and fight for recognition of their sexual lives and relationship status—yet want to continue working for the Catholic Church. Their demand has now been met by the introduction of the new labor law, passed just two days after returning from the ad-limina visit to Rome. By now one of the leading figures in the “OutInChurch” initiative, with the blessing of Cardinal Marx, officially heads the project “Rainbow Pastoral” of the Diocese of Munich-Freising. Why cover up what can now be done officially?

This so-called “basic order of ecclesiastical service” also has only a recommendatory character and, in order to become legally effective, must be implemented in diocesan law by the individual (arch)dioceses. 21 dioceses (Aachen, Augsburg, Berlin, Dresden-Meissen, Essen, Hamburg, Hildesheim, Cologne, Limburg, Mainz, Munich and Freising, Münster, Osnabrück, Passau, Regensburg, Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Speyer, Trier and Würzburg, Bamberg, Paderborn) have already done so at the beginning of 2023. So here, as of now, lesbian women partnered in “gay marriage” with sperm donor children can lead a Catholic kindergarten or the parish office, queer activists can lead youth groups, professing gay priests can lead altar boys groups, and professing homosexuals can enter the seminary, work as catechists or religion teachers, to name just a few examples.

The pressure in other dioceses will increase. Bishops who do not go along “voluntarily” will be pilloried internally and publicly in the media.

The chaos is already taking shape. Only on paper does one still have to be a member of the Catholic Church. One could say that, as of now, membership in the “Catholic church tax community” is sufficient. In economy terms, this is as if the entire Audi marketing department was now driving to a customer meeting in a Mercedes. In the economy it is grounds for dismissal; in the Church, it is supposed to become standard. The modern Church no longer saves lost souls, only offended genders.

Reconstruction with announcement

So while changes in Catholic doctrine and faith practice are discussed theoretically on the Synodal Way and the universal Church is rhetorically lulled to sleep with the endless loop that only proposals are being discussed here, many of the demands are already being implemented practically on the ground in the dioceses today—that is, even before the Synodal Way is concluded and before final votes are taken. It is therefore completely irrelevant what is decided in March, because the transformation has already begun. We are talking not only about a simulation of synodality, but even of democracy. Everyone does what they want.

None of this is even done in secret, but publicly, with an announcement by the chairman of the German Bishops’ Conference, Georg Bätzing. In September 2022, at the synodal assembly, did he not announce in front of running cameras that he would nevertheless implement the rejected original text on sexual morality in his diocese, that he even expected other bishops to do the same? No sooner said than done!

In the diocese of Limburg we currently witness what happens when individual bishops say goodbye to the truths of the Magisterium in matters of sexual morality in order to place the matter in the hands of the much-cited “new findings of human science”—the new empty formula of theological teaching.

The other day, a handout was published in Limburg, with personal blessing of the bishop, with guidelines for sexual education work, which binds all diocesan employees to a sexual morality that does away with any reference to Church teachings. It instead literally recommends as desirable the blessing of all sexually conceivable couples (sexuality between “woman and woman”, “man and man”, or “between people” who define themselves as neither).

Are we to be pleased that, for the time being at least, this is limited to only two people per partnership? But by what right now are Catholics being bound to an arbitrary new morality? The paradoxical situation arises that employees who are faithful to the magisterium are on notice, while those who disregard the doctrine are henceforth protected by the same labor law. What do they face if they refuse their allegiance to the “voluntary commitment”?

The German own goal

Regarding the “voluntary” participation in the creation of new leadership structures in the form of a Synodal Council, this is the question, to which at least some German bishops have sought an answer from Rome, since the issue could apparently not be resolved on German soil among fellow bishops. Structurally, Rome may still be able to prevent the establishment of a new, pseudo-democratic church parliament, which Cardinal Kasper already very precisely compared to the establishment of a “Supreme Soviet”, but even Rome will not be able to reverse the German own goal in the matter of labor law, which has an especially dramatic effect in the interaction with further secular laws.

The federal government is, in fact, currently planning a so-called “self-determination law” that would give each person, including priests, the right to change their gender at the registry office through a purely administrative act. I’m sure there is enough malice among the protagonists of the #OutInChurch community to strategically go through with such a thing once with a priest as a matter of principle, as soon as the law is there. Simply to present the assembled Catholic world with the problem of a trans priestess.

In combination with a labor law that, according to Bishop Bätzing, states “It’s none of my business,” any “gender” could someday sue its way through all instances in the name of anti-discrimination and keep the Church legally busy for decades. Before long the future of what can be said within the Catholic Church in Germany will not be decided by theologians but by judges in Supreme Courts.

“We are not taking anything away from anyone,” Bishop Bätzing said in the closing press conference after the Synodal Way plenary meeting a year ago. If one considers religious practice, freedom of expression, and proclamation of Catholic doctrine to be “nothing,” this sentence is of course quite true.

What does all this still have to do with deep faith, Jesus Christ, salvation and real answers to the search for meaning in life? The answer is simple: nothing. The Catholic Church in Germany is currently lying down for voluntary death.

(Translated by Frank Nitsche-Robinson.)

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About Birgit Kelle 3 Articles
Birgit Kelle, German journalist and bestselling author born in Romania in 1975, since 1984 citizen of Germany, takes on the disturbing orthodoxies of the day in her widely discussed books, columns and TV appearances. Kelle has written extensively for German, Austrian, and Swiss publications, focusing on feminism, gender criticism, identity politics, bioethics, and motherhood. She is the author of the German-language bestsellers including Gendergaga (2015) and has contributed to several essay collections. The mother of four heads up the women’s NGO “Frau 2000plus e.V.” and contributed as an expert in several panels and in front of parliamentary committees. She is spokesperson of the German Catholic lay initiative New Beginning. Her work has made her one of the LGBT lobby’s most hated journalists in her home country. She considers that a badge of honor.


  1. Hearty congratulations, Birgit Kelle. A great honour, indeed, to be so hated by the LGBT lobby. All of us who share and applaud your views should aspire to find a platform from which we can proclaim the same views.

  2. What we need in the German Church are virtuous Catholics to rise up and say “No!” The reason why sinfulness is allowed room to fester in the Church without the faithful rising up in protest is because the hearts of the faithful are steeped in sin themselves. “Repent and believe the Good News.”

    Here’s the hard choice: You either believe in Christ who cam to redeem us from sin or you believe in Sin. It’s clear that the Church in Germany believes in sin. And our feckless Pope flirts all the time with confusing Christ the Sinless One with Sin itself.

  3. Excellent exposition of this tragedy in the making. Orgasms have definitely been elevated to a state of primacy in this new breakaway Church, and means to achieve them elevated to the status of sacraments. Exactly what is also destroying the US and western civilization overall.

  4. Birgit Kelle deserves plaudits, would that the USCCB invite her to lecture on the danger of LGBT political pressure to transform culture, all culture in Germany and elsewhere into its own image.
    German Catholicism is in rapid decline the German church is a prototype of what’s occurring in the US. The difference is we have the administration in full support of the LGBT mind enforcing it on our children through psychological manipulation in schools, libraries, even in numbers of Catholic parishes. What’s nevertheless stemming the perverse onslaught is the remnants of what Catholicism once was, yet remains persistently orthodox among many, relatively more than in Germany, as well as Europe.
    The American Church can be a catalyst for perhaps ‘turning’ the tide – if only bishops, priests, deacons made a concerted effort to confront Pope Francis with questions on belief, practice, direction of the Church. Inviting Ms Kelle over to lecture here from diocese to diocese would be a start. Faithful bishops are not obliged, cannot roll over to Cardinals Cupich, Tobin, McElroy, literally the pontiff’s Scots Guard. They, the faithful have their Apostolic office as defenders of the faith that overrides any and all opposition.

    • Dear Father. With all due respect, you say… “The American Church can be a catalyst for perhaps ‘turning’ the tide – if only bishops, priests, deacons made a concerted effort to confront Pope Francis with questions on belief, practice, direction of the Church.”

      How will we know when the “turning tide” is underway? And your reference to ” bishops, priests, deacons” leaves much to identify… those clerics who are practicing homosexuals cannot be in the mix. Is there a new norm? What about Nuns? No mention.

      Pray to God for a united Mother Church.

  5. The novus ordo Vatican 2 church is not the Roman Catholic Church. There hasn’t been a true pope since 1959. One cannot be a socialist/communist and be Catholic especially a Pope.

  6. Many thanks to Birgit Kelle and to CWR for bringing us this article.
    May I also recommend today’s article by Randall Smith in The Catholic Thing, “A Means of Disowning the Past”. As well, Gavin Ashenden of Catholic Unscripted is right up on what is afoot (and not just in Germany).

  7. These “innovations” purport to be something new, just, and generous when they are, in fact, closely connected to a philosophy thousands of years old–hedonism, where “pleasure (in the sense of the satisfaction of desires) is the highest good and proper aim of human life.” The innovators would deny this but if it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck…

  8. Well, maybe “total insignificance,” and maybe things will come to a head…

    History has it that after pillaging Rome in A.D. 451, Attila returned north into Hungary where he was smitten by yet another sex toy (a “wife”), the blond and blue-eyed IIdico (a German name), and that after a night of revelry he was found quite dead in a pool of his own blood, strangled by a catastrophic nosebleed.

    While prone to nose bleeds, it has been surmised that it was during his legendary sexual exuberance that he burst his blood vessels. With head over the edge of the bed, did he thusly succumb to his sin-nod(al) position? IIdico is reported, too, as seriously weeping, but she also might have been his assassin and (I vaguely recall) in one account that the serious weeping was more like hysterical laughter.

    An omen/amen to the Rome-plundering and orgiastic Synodal Way?

  9. Thank you very much for this very informative if also very alarming article. Most of the dioceses in Germany are already in a de facto schism. Praying for the faithful Catholics in Germany that they can find alternatives for worship and fellowship.
    Agree completely with the title of this piece describing the church created by these schismatics as one of “total insignificance.” Apart from the schismatic activists, who would bother with such a meaningless church.

    • wasn’t it in Chicago where the priest had two married? men give the homily one Sunday?

      the liberals have been successful with their goal of infiltrating the church started at what, 60 or 70 years ago?

  10. I hope that faithful Catholics in Germany who have access to excellent legal advice will investigate suing their heterodox bishops for fraud, and asking their government for a refund of their church tax
    , which was collected under demonstrably false pretenses.

  11. According to many traditionalist Catholic theologians, all this chaos and madness in the Church at the national level was set in motion by Vatican II’s new doctrine on Episcopal Collegiality (which diminished the centrality and singularity of the role of the pope in doctrinal matters) and also Vatican II’s new doctrine on the role of the laity as the People of God (who collectively constitute one valid source of authority on doctrinal matters).

    • “….Vatican II’s new doctrine on the role of the laity as the People of God (who collectively constitute one valid source of authority on doctrinal matters).”

      I’ve read “Lumen Gentium” countless times and have taught several courses on ecclesiology, and this particular phrasing (“who collectively constitute one valid source of authority on doctrinal matters”) is rather curious. Mostly because that’s not what LG or Vatican II said or taught. However, the “people of God” is hardly new; it’s very Scriptural (but does need to be understood in that context, which it often is not):

      But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people,[a] that you may declare the wonderful deeds of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. 10 Once you were no people but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy but now you have received mercy. (1 Pet 2:9-10)

      The notion that the laity can make or remake doctrine is of course false. But it does reflect in many ways what I am seeing in the current Synodal documents. But, as I pointed out recently, those documents are seriously problematic and deficient.

  12. 1. I’ve never been to Germany.

    2. But I can say that I’ve met a few priests here in the USA who have admitted that they no longer much believe in life after death, and so see the role of the Church as simply a vehicle for helping the marginalized and excluded.

    3. And since homosexuals have, for most of history, been strongly marginalized and excluded, these priests see that gaining full acceptance of homosexuals in the life of the Church and of society as being one of their key goals as a priest.

    4. I assume that this worldview is pretty common in Germany, too.

    5. In short, loss of a sense of eternal life is a feature of life in modern Western societies, and that seems to be behind all of this. Don’t you think?

    6. And Vatican II’s Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World seems to play a role in this, since it reorients the Church more toward activism for social justice and world peace, rather than focusing mainly on helping people gain the prize of eternal life.

    • I agree entirely with what you said. I have just read Rod Dreher over on the TAC and he is lauding a technical British creep who has converted to Islam because it is so ‘fighty’ and masculine. This attitude and the admiration of it presents a very real danger. In the fight back against all the current gay and trans nonsense Christianity must never lose, the ever loving merciful figure of Christ. It concerns me because this is a real danger and if unchecked will do as much damage as the current liberal charade. I admire CWR and its superb editor who maintains such a faithful and interesting balanced publication. The sad reality is that much Catholic media while claiming to be traditional are consumed with anger and finger pointing. CWR is a tonic.

  13. They refuse to live by the spirit, so we know their fate

    Galatians 5

    Living by the Spirit

    16I say then: Walk in the spirit: and you shall not fulfill the lusts of the flesh. 17For the flesh lusteth against the spirit: and the spirit against the flesh: For these are contrary one to another: so that you do not the things that you would. 18But if you are led by the spirit, you are not under the law. 19Now the works of the flesh are manifest: which are fornication, uncleanness, immodesty, luxury, 20Idolatry, witchcrafts, enmities, contentions, emulations, wraths, quarrels, dissensions, sects, 21Envies, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like. Of the which I foretell you, as I have foretold to you, that they who do such things shall not obtain the kingdom of God

    • Well said. It amazes me that non of these highly educated clerics use bible passages to persuade the rest of us that contriception is permissable.

  14. Birgit well done! Great to see that your powerful wordsmithing is causing the little dears tantrums like the babies they are. Deacon Edward is correct, it’s time for true German Catholics to stand up. Batsing and his cronies are no better than those apostates who got into bed with the Hitlerite mob! This also shows that synodal has major problems, it seems that it is one be attempted hoodwink to acceptance of the alphabet soup crowd and with it abortion and contraception! How can that lead souls to heaven?

  15. Keep up the good work, Birgit Kelle.

    You wrote, “For who still needs a Church that no longer wants to proclaim and voluntarily relinquishes the claim to truth to the much-cited ‘new findings of human sciences.’” Satan has largely succeeded in spreading his lies throughout the planet. The German Synodal way is another example of that fact. Satan has also succeeded in spreading his lies through what can be called junk-science, fad science, tobacco-type science, and agenda science.

    Here is what one biomedical scientist wrote:

    [begin quote] Pressure is being placed on independent researchers by the journal editors and peer reviewers, many of whom have ties to Big Pharma. Valid studies, honestly reported, can be rejected for publication if they convey a message that threatens corporate profits [or. I might add, ones theologically heterodox goals — SML]. Many scientific authors know how difficult it is to get a paper through peer review at most ‘reputable’ medical journals when the results are not in line with the official narrative.
    “Many biomedical scientists have become shills for the pharmaceutical companies. Rigging clinical trials the old-fashioned way is expensive, time-consuming, uncertain, and recent legislation makes it more difficult. Sometimes the truth emerges even if a study is designed to hide it. Even a study that is designed to fail might succeed when the inconvenient truths are stubborn enough.
    “It’s easier to report the actual results and then tack on an abstract and a discussion section that convey the right message, regardless of the data in the main body of the article. This can then be used in the ‘citation bluff’ fraud, that depends on people not carefully reading supposed supportive evidence, to perpetuate the false narrative.
    “Often the cited evidence in support of a particular narrative doesn’t really support the narrative being advanced. In fact, the supposed supportive evidence can sometimes even completely contradict the narrative being pushed.
    “This is something to bear in mind the next time you get into an argument with someone demanding to see peer-reviewed evidence and rejecting any evidence that has not been peer-reviewed regardless of its merits. [End quote][1]

    Journals and the peer review process have been corrupted by powerful vested interests. Below are some links that will help to destroy the credibility of any so-called scientific studies with which the German bishops and the ZdK are trying to trick us.

    The proponents of the German Synodal Path are using false compassion to try to get us to accept the theological trash they are trying to push on the Church. See here:

    [1] By Biomedical Scientist, “Why Conclusions Sometimes Don’t Match Data In Scientific Papers,” Principia Scientific International,, April 16, 2022 (accessed 04/16/2022). Source Cited by PSI: The Expose [

    • Thank you for the links. What can be lifted out from the massive theological and biblical commentary is the emerging science refuting that “God made you that way.” Hundreds of pulp-mill scientific articles are now being retracted by the publishers (likely the articles from which Cardinal Hollerich opines that the LGBTQ subculture is scientifically validated).

      Three points: epigenetics, corroborating research, and a new Galileo Moment!

      FIRST, instead, the emerging science of epigenetics demonstrates that intergenerational factors, not hereditary DNA, accounts for aberrant sexual practices. The case is made that the DNA is like the hard wire computer, while epigenetics (higher than genetics) is the plastic software that then tells the DNA what do to. Epigenetics is written by such externalities as environment, behavioral reward hormones, the trauma of parental divorce, and other childhood traumas, etc.

      For example, a 1989-90 interview of 1,001 homosexual and bisexual men found that 37% were lured into sex before the age of nineteen, 94% of these with men, the median age of the victims 10 years old, the median age difference 11 years, of the total 51% involved force, and overall some 93% were classified as “sexual abuse.”

      SECOND, corroborating genome research from other sources also points only to some genetic “markers”—it also does not find a gay gene—and concludes that these markers do not account for same-sex behavior.
      Likewise, similar to “behavioral reward hormones” (above), regarding “alcoholism” and other addictions: One modern addiction, overindulgence in digital and virtual reality games, is found to produce corresponding neuro-chemical and possibly cellular changes in the brain itself (e.g., dopamine which is responsible for reward-driven behavior). A recent study completed at University College London and using MRI technology (magnetic resonance imagery) strongly implies that a habit of lying tends to suppress the part of the brain (the amygdala) that responds emotionally to a “slippery slope” pattern of small and then larger lies (Neil Garrett, Dan Ariely and Stephanie Laxxaro, Nature Neuroscience Journal, October 24, 2016; reported by Erica Goode, New York Times, October 25, 2016).
      Then, too, emerging research points to endocrine disruptive chemicals (EDCs), and the hypothesis whether fetal absorption of EDCs (endocrine disruptive chemicals) can block normal hormonal development toward physically/emotionally integrated male and female children at birth? (Chemicals associated with endocrine-disrupting ability in humans include organochlorine pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls, bisphenol A, phthalates, dioxins, and furans.)

      THIRD, with respect to real science,

      (a) the Church can EITHER tell the truth and hold to the narrower path of functional families and real marriages, and such—and then help the victim LGBTQ demographic to understand and (yes with difficulty) rewrite their epigenetic predispositions (not hardwired), and resist (not enable!) the proliferation of such victims, OR

      (b) the Church can blunder into another Galileo Moment—under the influence of the puppet Bishop Bats-sing, and the loose-cannon Cardinal Hollerich now elevated to the C9 and still ringmaster for the Synod on Synodality in October 2023.

  16. Will Rome defend and protect German Catholics who want to uphold Catholic orthodoxy? If not, what good is the Papacy? Also, would individual Catholics in Germany be justified in going to another group who does (I.e. Eastern Catholics or SSPX)?

  17. Look at the picture, tells a thousand words! No tabernacle, rainbow vestments, and a silly looking outline of a crucifix. You can’t make this stuff up!

  18. Seems the church is completely missing the idea that man and woman are equal on this earth. Equality 1+1=2. In the United States, according to social security law, in full effect today, states that a married couple is equal to only 1.5 persons. 1+1=1.5, that is what the fight is all about. The math does not lie. Maybe the church becomes involved in marriage and claims to be .5 persons? All the United States is talking about social security and funding it, but no reform, just like the church. Reform we gays are looking for is one person plus one person sharing life equals two persons, and nothing less. No where in this article is there any mention of Love. We have been loving for 40 years, at least we have love, between two persons, equally.

  19. 60 years on this planet and only 2 Sundays ago did I come to fully appreciate Jesus’ Beatitudes. All these human trials and tribulations are blessed if in these sufferings you can praise God and accept them with a pure heart while living a life of peace and righteousness for the sake of Jesus Christ. If the German Catholic Church would like to add Blessed are the Greedy, Blessed are the Lustful, Blessed are the Selfish and Self-Centered then so be it. That has nothing to do with my love for Jesus Christ and certainly doesn’t change the fact that I know that no one can see God without having a pure heart.

  20. You are confusing biological (hormonal/chemical) love with Spiritual Love. BIG DIFFERENCE. Here is a quote from God’s conversation with St. Catherine of Siena (a Doctor of the Church): The sins of Sodom were “not simply [committed] with the sort of impurity and weakness to which you are all naturally inclined because of your weak nature … No, these wretches not only do not restrain their weakness; they make it worse by committing that cursed unnatural sin [of homosexuality and other types of same-sex-relations]. … they do not recognize what miserable filth they are wallowing in. The stench reaches even up to me, supreme Purity, and is so hateful to me that for this sin alone five cities were struck down by my divine judgment. For my divine justice could no longer tolerate it, so despicable to me is this abominable sin [of inherent sterility].” [Catherine of Siena, The Dialogue, trans. Suzanne Noffke (New York: Paulist Press, 1980), 237.]

    I’m sure you are going to accuse me of hatred. However, speaking the Truth is a greater exercise of Love than telling you a lie to make you **feel good** in one’s sinful acts. Rendering oneself inherently or intentionally sterile is a great evil in God’s eyes because it destroy our “likeness” to God. When God tells Moses what his name is (and by examining the Hebrew origin of those words), the name given (I Am That I Am) can be expressed as: I AM [the Father] so that I AM [the Son] in the unity of the single “I”. In other words, the Trinity (in whose image and LIKENESS we are created) is eternally and unceasingly fruitful [ ].

    You may try to tell me that you were born with homosexuality and, therefore, God wills it. You would be wrong. Here is Part One of a three-part blog that shows why that is not true: The links to the other two parts are included in the blog. I will pray for you that you will recognize and submit yourself to God’s Truth.

    If you read the above linked blog, you will also become aware that science is increasingly realizing that same sex atttraction is the biological result of epigenetic plasticity, which is heretible to the third and fourth generation (cf., Ex 20:5, 34:7; Num. 14:18; Deut. 5:9). If DNA is the computer of the body, the epigenome is the software that tells the computer what to do — or to stop doing. That programming is altered by behaviors (including parental), traumatic events, what we eat/drink, hormonal expressions, and environment. What is the significance of that fact. Software can be re-written, as can our biological software. The problem is, our agenda-driven scientists (and those who fund them) are trying to find the mythical gay gene (there isn’t one), that there is no research grants available to find the true cure for the inherited predisposition to same sex attraction. Sin blinds the sinner.

  21. Germany is cussed after Martin Luther broke the Church. The Catholic Church can do without the church in Germany. They are too materialism. Almost all of them are homosexuals they can form their own church of homosexuals.

  22. The Rev. Dr. David Goodhew of the organization Covenant published a study entitled “Whither the Church of England” in September 2021. It was an analysis of the decline in Church participation in the UK.

    Goodhew reported that Church of England Sunday attendance has dropped by nearly a third since the start of this century. For baptisms, the picture is worse. C of E baptisms dropped by almost half overall, 2000-2019. And infant baptisms more than halved.

    He stated

    “Most C of E dioceses have seen deep decline in recent decades. A handful of dioceses have suffered smaller, but still significant, decline. Only one diocese, London, has grown. Some dioceses will be operatively defunct by 2050, on the basis of current trends. Others will still exist, but be radically smaller. Only one looks robust. Unless something radically changes, large swathes of England will see Anglicanism effectively disappear by 2050.”

    He concluded

    “The primary common denominator is theology. Those trimming faith to fit in with culture have tended to shrink, and those offering a “full-fat” faith, vividly supernatural, have tended to grow. This is as true of the ultra-liturgical Orthodox as it is of the ultra-informal Pentecostals.”

    So compromising traditional religious beliefs is a highway to nowhere.

  23. These people have fashioned a god in their image, it is the Germanic syncretic, neopaganism that the Nazis intended would supplant Christianity.
    How many, however, would have the guts to quit Rome? The history of those who have done so is familiar from church history. The branch cut off will not regenerate. This latest protestant venture will end in further division and ultimately in decay.

  24. Haven’t the Germans done enough damage to the church already? We’d better figure out how to effectively dam the Rhine or it will flow into the Tiber again… to the detriment of us all.

  25. Brilliant! Thank you! It should be read publicly to PF. I cannot understand this Pope. He shuns and excludes the TLM people, the 65 theologians’ letter, the 4 dubbia Cardinals, Cardinal Zen, etc. , but doesnt’ do much about this obvious total abuse of Catholic faith and her people. Not much inclusion or ‘accompanying’ going on there. Not much ‘compassion’ shown for the thousands of abused.What is going on? It is what it is: a LGBT take over of the Church, like everwhere else in the West. The issue is leadership. This should have been stopped ages ago. AT least speak up, stop it and save the faithful that are left. The issue is leadership.It is there or it is not; looks like not. Deeply troubling.

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