Cardinal Rodriguez Wants To Make Marriage “More Flexible”

The world isn’t like that, my brother,” Rodriguez said in a German newspaper interview, rhetorically addressing Mueller in a rare public criticism among senior Church figures…..”You should be a bit flexible when you hear other voices, so you don’t just listen and say, ‘here is the wall’,” Rodriguez said in an interview with the daily Koelner Stadt-Anzeiger.

So, your Eminence, if the world isn’t like that…the answer is to become more like the World?  Am I tracking that right?

Sorry, but I demur.  The problem with Churchmen like Cardinal Rodriguez is that it’s not so much that they like to “hear other voices”, but rather it’s because they don’t understand what “no” means.

For them, the wall is always moving….like the pews in NuChurch.

Another scandalous witness by a Cardinal.  Yawn.  It’s cold today in Ottawa, don’t you find?

2 thoughts on “Cardinal Rodriguez Wants To Make Marriage “More Flexible”

  1. Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger wrote a book titled,” In the Beginning…A Catholic understanding of the Creation and the Fall.
    When he became Pope he started cleaning house. How can “one” fight the enemies inside?

  2. Reuters, in your quote above, conveniently left out the stereotype/prejudice against Germans that the Cardinal made. The full quote is below. As it stands, the Cardinal will face no reprisals for his anti-marriage statement. However, if this can be turned into a bigotry story, I guarantee that the Cardinal will be out of a job in a week.

    Full quote:

    “He’s a German – yes, I have to say it – and above all he’s a professor, a German theology professor. In his mentality there is only true or false. But I say: The world, my brother, the world is not like that. You should be a little flexible, if you hear other voices, so as not to only hear them and say, no, here is the wall. ”

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