I’ve only just come across this statement from that lovely man (irony), Pope Benedict made in January .
Talking about gay marriage he said :
This is not a simple social convention, but rather the fundamental cell of every society.
Consequently, policies which undermine the family threaten human dignity and the future of humanity itself. The family unit is fundamental for the educational process and for the development both of individuals and states.
Hence there is a need for policies which promote the family and aid social cohesion and dialogue.
First, I am heterosexual and know few gay people but have found that surprise, surprise they seem no different from anyone else and seek the same things in life we all do .
Why not having sex or not being married gives Pope Benedict the right to pontificate on family matters, I have no idea but with this statement he shows his complete lack of understanding of God and Life .
He believes it is “God’s Law” that homosexuality and gay marriage should be banned and he looks down on gay and lesbians with a disapproving eye . What a load of crap .
There is only one ‘Law’ which covers everything in Creation and it’s not really a Law at all, but the only thing which can truly be said to exist and that Law is Love . It is not God who disapproves of gay marriage, but Pope Benedict and if you look to the organised religions for your faith, you will ultimately be disappointed because they teach what God is not .
They see God as a judgmental, critical old man who sends people to Hell and chucks the occasional thunderbolt at humanity in his anger . This is not the real God but a projection of our own inner ego .
What Pope Benedict really fears and is the real reason for his comments, is the feminine sexual energy which is inherent in both sexes and is displayed within a gay marriage . From Pope Benedict to the mutilation of female genitalia in some cultures, this energy is feared and repressed . The continuing preference for male priests within the religions is an attempt to deny this energy .
I believe we are coming to the end of the masculine dominated world and we will hopefully move into an age, where the masculine and feminine energies are in balance . You never know but one day there maybe a gay or married Pope, who says “Love Is All” !