The “victory of love” proposed by the believers to be baptized was a response of a hundred pastors to the church’s note that homosexuality was a “sin”.
Some people do it outdoors instead of enjoying the sun as much as possible. Others stayed in the church, but a rainbow flag was hoisted on their mountain ped. On Monday, May 10, more than one hundred Catholic priests blessed the marriage of German same-sex couples. They were mainly in northwestern Germany and publicly protested against the Vatican.
This initiative is called “The Victory of Love” and is a direct response to the statement issued by the Doctrine of Faith in mid-March, which characterizes homosexuality as ” Peach” And confirm that it is impossible for same-sex couples to hold sacraments.
If the institution responsible for ensuring the rigor of the Catholic Church aims to end the debate that has been open for many years, it will not happen, to say the least. Since the publication of this famous note, more than 2,600 priests and laymen and nearly 300 theological professors have signed the appeal, expressing their disagreement, and on the contrary defended the openness of marriage. “To all those who love each other”, Regardless of their sexual orientation.
The Bundestag passed a law allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt children. Four years later, this initiative was carried out in a very special context of the German Catholic Church. I hope to turn over a page of ten years, especially a series of revelations about pedophilia cases.
This unprecedented dialogue co-chaired by the Bishops’ Conference and the Central Committee of German Catholics is called the “synodal path” and involves issues such as the priest’s celibacy, sexual morality, or the status of women in the church. The project started at the end of 2019 and is expected to end in 2022.