The Blessing of "Same-Sex Unions"
The Church should be able to promote a diversity of unions, because of Her robust understanding of marriage.
1. An Opportunity
German Catholic bishops made headlines recently, in calling for the establishment of Catholic blessings for “same-sex unions.” Bishop Franz-Josef Bode of Osnabruck recently said in an interview,
“I’m concerned with fundamental questions of how we deal with each other; although ‘marriage for all’ differs clearly from the Church’s concept …