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By Rodney Pelletier, Church Militant, February 17, 2020
Surrounded by evil
One of the marks of Pope Francis’ pontificate is his predilection for surrounding himself with cardinals and archbishops who openly oppose Church teaching. Investigative journalist George Neumayr comments in “All the Pope’s Men”: “We have seen time and time again clerics rise under Pope Francis not in spite of their corruption but because of it.”
The pope has within his gang of close advisers, Cdl. Óscar Maradiaga, Cdl. Oswald Gracias and Cdl. Reinhard Marx, among others. These three men hold to and promote teachings contrary to Church doctrines.
Gracias, the archbishop of Bombay, India, has condemned the Church’s description of same-sex sexual acts as “disordered” and “evil,” hoping the Church will change to “use gentler language, not judgmental language.”
He said in an interview with condemned pro-LGBT group New Ways Ministries in 2015 “The Church embraces you, wants you … needs you.” He said the Church’s attitude towards LGBT people “must be all-embracing, inclusive,” since to “not be welcoming would not be a Catholic attitude. It would not be Christ’s attitude, certainly.” …