• Yet another institutional parasite. And the lavender mafia at work, with little doubt.

  • Fran

    Another religion that does not follow the teachings of God and of his son, Jesus, from God’s Word, the Bible. False religion is definitely being exposed in the last days of this wicked era.

  • Wlllnat

    One bishop out of 3,000 does not make the Catholic Church a false religion. Judas was one out of only 12. Can you do the math?

  • Mary

    It is so exciting to see more Christian leaders coming out as allies to the LGBTQ+ community. Change will not happen unless more leaders begin voicing support & affirmation! God bless, Bishop Bonny 🙂

  • Fran

    Wlllnat,

    Whether or not the Church decides to bless same-sex marriage worldwide remains to be seen; if, in fact, it did so, I would not be surprised as all.

    However, the Church continues to teach doctrines which have no basis on God’s Word, the Bible, such as the Trinity and hellfire doctrines, as well as that all good people go to heaven after they die.

    It also does not preach the good news of God’s kingdom or heavenly government as the only hope for humans on earth, as Jesus did (Matthew 4:17) and his followers, even today, should be doing (Matthew 24:14).

    Instead, it chooses to get involved in politics and wars, which Jesus, his disciples and apostles, and the first-century Christians never did.

  • Doc Anthony

    Time for Mr. Francis to conduct his first Excommunication.

    Bye-bye, Mr. Bonny !!!

  • Frank

    God doesn’t bless homosexual unions so who cares if this guys does?

  • Russell Johnson

    I smell a JW.

  • Russell Johnson

    I think what the reporter meant to say is that Bishop Bonny USED TO BE a possible successor to Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard of Brussels.

  • Russell Johnson

    Also, you obviously do not know or understand Catholic teaching. You have been deceived by your “governing body”.

    Catholicism teaches that people who, through no fault of their own, never had the opportunity to hear the gospel or be baptized but lived virtuous lives as best they could MAY POSSIBLY, through the infinite merits of the atonement of Christ, gain salvation. Even St. Paul teaches this.

    Our God, unlike yours, is not cruel and hateful.

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  • Doc Anthony

    Under Pope John Paul II or Pope Benedict, that would have been instantly true.

    Unfortunately, Pope Francis is in charge. Kindred spirits, as it were?

  • Chirhopax

    As long as the blessing is as follows: Ab illo benedicaris, in cujus honore cremaberis. Amen.

  • Ben in oakland

    People who “never had the opportunity to hear the gospel or be baptized but lived virtuous lives as best they could MAY POSSIBLY, through the infinite merits of the atonement of Christ, gain salvation.’

    Teehee.

    Or they may just burn in hell forever, writhing in torture and misery, separated form god forever, because God didn’t think they were worthy of enough love to make sure that they got the message. Hey, it wasn’t HIS fault. He sent it to:

    THE ENTIRE WORLD
    c/o General delivery,
    Jerusalem, Israel 4BC33AD.

    It’s not his fault if they just didn’t pick it up.

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  • Phillip Lake

    Go on all of you great Catholic leaders. Support the gays and everything they stand for. Then support the Middle East as they say to eradicate Jews. Then join ranks with the ACLU and their agendas. Excuse me for my stupidity but I thought God and Jesus taught us to love the sinner and “HATE” the sin, but then I guess the Catholics have a different set of rules to go by besides the Bible. Does the phrase “whore of Babylon” ring a bell with anyone. The older I get the more I believe that the core of Catholicism is geared more to Satan than God. I sure am glad that I am not Catholic and I really do feel sorry for all the people that have put their lives into the Church and are being told more and more everyday that Mammon is more prominent than God.

  • barbh545

    An Institutional Parasite?? You mean one who believes God is Love and loves his fellowman/woman?

    WOW… That might be why people are moving away from ALL Religions. It appears that Religious people work hard to destroy their fellows (anyone with different beliefs than themselves).

  • barbh545

    Fran: This bishop IS following the word of God. Not judging, putting love first and not picking and choosing in the bible just to justify his personal beliefs. A very Spiritual Man. Good for him.

  • barbh545

    Many Religions are finding that they have lost the true teachings of their religions. That hate & judgement, simply creates empty seats in their Churches. That the “New Christians” are not actually Christians.

  • barbh545

    New Christians: Hate, Judgement and Anger/Violence

    Old Christians: Peace, Joy and Love

  • barbh545

    Francis agrees with him, in his heart.

  • barbh545

    God Bless All.

    (assuming there is a God.. If not it doesn’t matter)

  • CMR

    @ Phillip Lake (and all) you are right in identifying “The Church” with “Babylon The Great” but it’s only a part of Babylon. Babylon The Great is a symbolic prostitute that symbolizes the worldwide empire of FALSE religion. FALSE religion is any religion that does NOT follow the Bible as TRUTH.
    @barbh545- You can’t “cherry pick” your favorite verses about “love, joy and peace” and forget the ones that CONDEMN bad (yes, BAD) behaviours. Like 1 Corinthians 6:9-11 which states: 9 ”Or do you not know that unrighteous people will not inherit God’s Kingdom? Do not be misled. Those who are sexually immoral, idolaters, adulterers, men who submit to homosexual acts, men who practice homosexuality, 10 thieves, greedy people, drunkards, revilers, and extortioners will not inherit God’s Kingdom. 11 And yet that is what some of you WERE…” That means that to be what the Bible defines as “Christian” the ones practicing these things had to QUIT DOING THEM. That’s what repentance is. Just because the current feeling in society and in many churches is starting to turn in favor of LGBTQ’s does not mean that God has changed his mind on the matter. (Malachi 3:6) TRUTH will save anyone who LISTENS and DOES what God requires. The blood of Jesus makes it possible for us to be forgiven but if we are going to come under that provision we MUST put away the old personality with it’s practices and put on the new. Quit living for SELF and live for the one who died for you.

  • Doc Anthony

    Actually, Barb, your statement IS correct. Pope Francis is actually the first de-facto Gay Marriage Pope in Catholic history.

    Francis is currently doing everything he can to make the Gay Marriage Activists very happy (which means destroying his own Catholic Church on the installment plan.)

    But, if Francis should ever change his mind about destroying his own Church, maybe he could start by doing the right thing instead. Namely, excommunicating a certain no-good turn-coat Mr. Bonny RIGHT NOW!!

  • ben in oakland

    “means that to be what the Bible defines as “Christian” the ones practicing these things had to QUIT DOING THEM. That’s what repentance is. Just because the current feeling in society and in many churches is starting to turn in favor of LGBTQ’s does not mean that God has changed his mind on the matter. ”

    And just because a good portion of so called Christians say absolutely nothing about the so-called Christians who slander and revile gay people on a daily basis, telling lies for money and political power, does not mean that God has changed his mind on the subject of slander and reviling, either. But since it isn’t directed at you, but against people whom you despise, it doesn’t really matter.

    YOU haven’t changed YOUR mind on the matter, and presume to speak for god.

    And just because a good portion of so called Christians say absolutely nothing about the so-called Christians who are adulterers, divorced, and even, perhaps, fornicating– except for a resounding tsk-tsk when it comes to people like mark Sanford or Newt gingrich– does not mean that God has changed his mind on those subjects, either.

  • Daniel

    Ben, no one is condoning that kind of behaviour from Christians, and I do agree that many Christians do not show the love of Jesus when it comes to this matter, but there is not one place in the Bible where we are told to overlook peoples sins in an attempt not to offend them. Homosexuality, we are told in God’s Word, is wrong time and time again.

    Paul even openly corrected Peter, a brother in the faith, when he did wrong. He did not suppress the truth just to appease another man’s whim, rather than speaking the truth. Likewise, there is no place for Christians who keep silent when people wrongly claim to express views shown in the Bible.

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