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AFTER OUTCRY, CARDINAL REINHARD MARX BACKTRACKS ON ‘BLESSING’ GAY UNIONS

AFTER OUTCRY, CARDINAL REINHARD MARX BACKTRACKS ON ‘BLESSING’ GAY UNIONS


by Rodney Pelletier  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  February 8, 2018

But fellow German prelate confirms Marx not misquoted

MUNICH (ChurchMilitant.com) – Cardinal Reinhard Marx, head of the German Bishops’ Conference, is claiming he was misquoted when it was claimed he confirmed an interviewer’s question asking if a blessing rite for same-sex couples was possible in the Catholic Church.

Marx, the archbishop of Munich and Freising and a close advisor to Pope Francis, told Catholic News Agency on Wednesday their translation of a February 2 interview with Bavarian Radio was incorrect when he was asked, “So, you really can imagine that there might be a way to bless homosexual couples in the Catholic Church?” read more