And not in a good way.
A little while ago, Walter Cardinal Kasper argued in favor of giving communion to those Catholics who remarried after a divorce without getting an annulment.
Put as politely as possible, Cardinal Kasper's proposals leave an empty, sham notion of marital indissolubility on the sacramental books while effectively gutting it.
Put more directly: they are casuistic bullshit.
Which makes it a little surprising that the Pope was so delighted with them, given his stance on such forms of reasoning.
Be that as it may, make no mistake--they are a frontal assault on the Catholic claim to indefectibility.
Should they become Catholic practice, I don't see how I could in good conscience remain a Catholic. Just felt like getting it out there, given my prolonged periods of radio silence. Prayer is at the top of my list of priorities.
It's going to be a long, worrisome summer. I hope and pray to God something approximating good sense starts exorcising the Return of the Spirit of '76.
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