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By John A. Monaco, Crisis Magazine, Oct. 3, 2022
John A. Monaco is a doctoral student in theology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, and a Visiting Scholar with the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life at Franciscan University of Steubenville.
The recent news of the Bishops’ Conference of Belgium approving a “blessing” and ritual service for same-sex couples is hardly surprising, given the current state of the Catholic Church in the Low Countries. Across the border, in Germany, the infamous “Synodal Way” marches apace into the realm of liberal Protestantism, with over sixty percent of the bishops supporting changing Church teaching on chastity, marriage, contraception, sexuality, and Holy Orders. While the motion failed to gain the two-thirds necessary for ratification, this should not be seen as a victory. After all, following the progressives’ initial defeat, the leadership of the assembly forbade anonymous ballots, which then resulted in a fewer number of bishops defending Catholic teaching. …