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So-called "gay marriage" is a counterfeit - a mockery of legitimate marriage. It's like taking a rotten apple, spray-painting it orange, and then calling it an orange. "Same-sex marriage" is no more real marriage then a rotten apple is an orange. It's mock marriage. Continue Reading

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  1. Gerald
    1 year ago

    Catholics must remain loyal to Catholic teaching---we march to the beat of a different drummer. Catholics can change the world be following Catholic Doctrine and encouraging others to join us. Getting angry and fighting man-made laws is a waste of time and resources. Many people in the United States have turned their back to God and embraced a man-made government---a golden calf.

  2. K C Thomas
    1 year ago

    When I read that half of American catholics vote for legalization of gay marriage, I confirm in my mind that these catholics are extremely ignorant of what is "marriage" and all the teachings of Jesus and his Church. Marriage is a sacred institution for propagation of species and for stability of the society. The chief purpose of marriage is not satiation of sexual pleasures. However the protagonists of gay marriage consider the sexual pleasures and tax excemption or reduction as the purpose of marriage. Their hidden agenda is a long list, like, incest, polygamy and poliandry, groups marriage, animal companionships, Once the faith in the sacredness and legality and morality are wiped off from "marriage", then all their agenda will be easily workable and the world can become a chaos with the destruction of the human civilization. The Catholic Church is the only organization, thanks to the Holy Spirit, that upholds the sacredness of marriage and fights against the dangerous trends in the world.

  3. Pete Brady
    1 year ago

    Being homosexual is creepy. Same-sex "marriage?" Creepy cubed. With children, around children, creepy to the Nth!

  4. Avantibev
    1 year ago

    I have worked for a small law firm for 17 years and we do lots of divorce, pre-nuptial agreements, paternity(now called "parentage suits"), and custody disputes. With each step of the Sexual Revolution from no-fault divorce to shacking up to one night hook-ups we heterosexuals opened the door wider and wider to the hell we now have. 49% of kids being born each year into single mom homes are almost guaranteed poverty and of never experiencing a father's love, guidance and discipline. And don't dare show disapproval of any of the above no matter how destructive that behavior to our society because "God is love" and in this Age of Sentimentality that doesn't mean just loving the sinner but approval of any and all sins as mere lifestyle choices.

    So we hetero guys and gals opened the door and now the gays and lesbians are walking through it. We were the first to say "Marriage is only a piece of paper". No wonder my gay friends cannot understand what all our fuss is about.

    The divorce lawyers I know are salivating over it, as I am sure the wedding planners are. But nothing short of a counter-Sexual Revolution among the heterosexuals will ever save our country. I actually pray as an aging Baby Boomer that I live long enough to see a generation of women who launch such a counter-revolt of chastity and fidelity.

  5. abey
    1 year ago

    The iniquity that has been at work & now exposing its hood, underneath of which lies its works of the freemason , the curse identified through Zechariah Ch 5 , to the flying scroll in the spirit of Withcraft/occult to the wickedness, which Sorcery deceives the whole world. The manifestation come through as the very "Enmity" put by God between the serpent & the Woman at Eden.

  6. Kirk
    1 year ago

    I am beginning to see that the bigger battle we should be fighting is not gay-marriage but adulterous-marriage. That can range from the actual act of cheating on one another to as little as desiring to be with the "Perfect" spouse. We would not be where we are now, if marriage was still kept as sacred convent between God and the husband and wife. Society has made marriage into a lust fest filled with emotions and selfishness.

  7. Rob
    1 year ago

    News today shows another GOP senator backing same sex marriage. At least we won't have to go another election cycle without their true colors being shown. D's and R's....nothing but opportunist.

    Really time for a third party

  8. p.waugh
    1 year ago

    Through homosexuality the devil has claimed many souls for himself,,it is indeed a wicked world in which we live

  9. Bill Sr.
    1 year ago

    Great analysis Matt. I, and most Christians, would agree on all points.
    The problem with our rapidly evolving secular society is that a major portion of our citizens have been raised in homes without a mother and father who have or planned to be married to each other for life and were educated in schools where God and prayer had been excluded from the curriculum.
    When family life where children were welcomed as a gift from God by two god fearing adult parents and not seen as an accidental by-product of physical passion there was a good chance for them to become responsible members of society. Unfortunately modern living in the middle of the last century handed evil a lethal weapon to destroy families. The beauty and wonder of Conception was a target at the very beginning of socialism and its liberal agenda to accomplish the "fundamental transformation of America" way before Obama, their announced messiah, appeared on the national scene.
    Contraception in all forms, as part of its selfish passion for freedom from individual responsibility, was hailed as a redeeming blessing for not only married couples but to any and all romantically involved prior to marriage. The benefits of conjugal love reserved for married couples could now be available to everyone without having to pledge eternal companionship or bare the burdens of parenthood. Driven by the desire to avoid personal responsibility this was the precursor and foundation for what eventually became our national plague, Abortion.
    One might easily define these two concepts opposed to creative nature and biblical truth as BC and AD
    Before Contraception and then came Abortion on Demand.

  10. DLL
    1 year ago

    Marriage is a fundamental concept that was universally accepted as to be between a man and a woman. The fact that this fundamental concept can be changed is interesting,in that people can be so easily brainwashed as to accept the change that adopts gay marriage is as a normal and healthy new wave concept,that all must accept if they are not to an considered hateful,as well as socially ignorant people. That is the alternative if you don't accept this gay marriage concept you are evil all of a sudden. The force of the will of one upon another is that if one does not agree with the other,than they are demons if they do not approve of someone's alternate lifestyle. If moral values can be demonised,changed,so that love becomes hate and hate becomes that wich cannot tolerate loving constructive and well acting members of any society anymore,than demons really are in control as the new demon is redefined as a traditionalist,conservative or an Orthodox Christian or Jew. GBLT is now the new and politically accepted normal rightfully opposed to the old outdated form of what was accepted as "Traditional Marriage"! In the past homosexuality was a psychological abnormality now it is the way to happiness and true love. Traditional people must get with it and simply accept it all or they are cruel and unpatriotic,hateful demons. The times have changed already. Evil reigns where it is confirmed as justice,justice for all to satisfy a few persistent politically correct folks. All are doomed by fundamental changes that change fundamental concepts,that fundamental justice were meant to universally uphold and protect as basic human concepts,for actions and interactions that uphold the dignity of all,physically,mentally and emotionally. Gay marriage is a new idea. Gay behaviour is newly accepted as "normal" only because gay people function normally in every other respect except that their sexual preferences are different as well as their sexual appetites. That is true but is it so normal now? Is marriage meant to be changed as the marriage between a man and a woman,so that it can constantly be redefined as some sort of human right that always will be against any newly redefined legal sense of what constitutes the very term marriage under any set of circumstances? Is that really constitutional according to the true meaning of that very term of and for defining marriage as a constitutionally just human right at all? Marriage loses its specificity as it becomes redefined over and over again,as it will in time,from now on,as will the meaning of what constitutes a basic family structure anymore.

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