Showing posts with label Cirinnà Bill. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cirinnà Bill. Show all posts

Friday, February 26, 2016

Italy Concludes "Gay Marriage" --- Cardinal Müller: "Gay Marriage is Impossible"

(Rome) Yesterday, Italy's Left Democratic Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi in Parliament's vote of confidence to abbreviate the legislative process for "gay marriage". As in other countries, the constitutionally prescribed route was bypassed to enforce special rights for homosexuals. The result is another victory of gender ideology and another parody of marriage.

The Alfano Galatino "compromise"

A "compromise" was decided upon in its preparation by the involvement of part of the Catholic Church in Italy over which Pope Francis presided quietly. After a month of parliamentary debate and stubborn resistance from the population - on 30 January, two million people protested in Rome against the government's plans - Prime Minister Renzi became increasingly nervous that his government could fall over the gay issue, just as had the left-wing government of of 2008.

To so opportunely came to him the willingness of a part of the church, to avoid a conflict with the government on socio-political level. Italy Interior Minister Angelino Alfano, a representative of the Christian Democrat-right liberal party alliance, and smaller coalition partner of the Left Democrats, and Bishop Nunzio Galatino, Secretary General of the Italian Episcopal Conference, agreed in a back room "compromise": to introduce gay marriage without calling it "marriage", but no adoption rights for homosexuals. The bill, is named after its originator, Monica Cirinnà, has since then been described in Catholic circles as the "Alfano Galatino Bill".

The organizers of the Family Day on 30 January reject the "compromise." Catholic commentators describe the "compromise" as "treason" and its Catholic supporters as "traitors".

Cardinal Müller: "Politicians have to serve the community and not to impose a false ideology"

Nunzio Galatino forged a compromise

At decisive moments before the parliamentary vote was announced, Cardinal Gerhard Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for Doctrine and the Faith, reaffirmed that a marriage between two people of the same sex "is not possible" and that this is a contradiction in itself. Cardinal Müller demanded that politicians in their votes and decision process "respect human nature". The cardinal himself said, referring to a statement of the CDF from 2003: "Politicians have to serve the community and not to impose a false ideology."

The Cardinal took advantage of a conference currently being held at the Vatican Conference on the Encyclical Deus Caritas est by Benedict XVI. that for its opinion is relevant not only the Italian Parliament, but of particular relevance.

Approval of "gay marriage" in the sense of the Church's blessing

However, with the Galatino's consent in his pocket, the Left Democrats and Christian Democrats could agree with legalizing "gay marriage" in the sense of the Church's blessing. As the government coupled its vote, it finally reached last night shortly after 7pm a majority of 173 of the 321 senators, securing a vote of confidence. The vote was attended by only 244 senators. Some moved for various reasons for absence, including the left-wing populist Five Star Movement, which left the hall before the vote. Of the Senators for Life, Ex-Prime Minister Mario Monti and former President Giorgio Napolitano for the law. Napolitano was praised by Pope Francis recently as one of the "Greats" of Italy.

Now the House of Representatives must approve the bill. Where the government has a clear majority.

Text: Giuseppe Nardi
 Image: Corrispondenza Romana
Trans: Tancred
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

"Compromise" for "Gay Marriage" With Ecclesiastical Endorsement

Bishop Galatino
Edit: it looks like aberromarriage is going to become legitimate under Italian law soon, thanks to the complicity of the Pope.

(Rome) Vladimir Palko has documented the decline of Western Christian Democracy in his book, "The Lions Come Why Europe and America are heading for a new tyranny."  In Italy a new chapter has been written in this book. It  even documents more.

"Gay marriage": The Cirinnà Bill

The Italian Parliament has been discussing heatedly for a month the bill legalizing "gay marriage" and adoption rights for homosexuals. The bill bears the name of its originator Monica Cirinnà, a left democratic senator. On January 30 for Family Day, two million Italians met in Rome met at the Circus Maximus  The resistance is supported mainly by the Catholic families who see in the draft an attack on the family, children and the natural basis of the state.
The support of the Catholic Church has clearly fallen short. A part of the episcopate, led by Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, archbishop of Genoa and president of the Italian Episcopal Conference, stood firmly on the side of the Family Day . The Secretary-General of the same Episcopal Conference, Bishop Nunzio Galatino, however, tried to prevent this and even distanced himself from Cardinal Bagnasco.