A few new developments on the Catholic divorce front.
First, we learn that Pope Francis hand-picked Kasper to persuade his see on substance.
But "it’s a question of how to apply [church teaching to] the concrete, difficult, complex situation."Francis tapped Kasper to open the meetings with an address that would set the stage for the talks. Kasper — a onetime sparring partner of another German cardinal, Joseph Ratzinger, who later became Benedict XVI — delivered a two-hour talk that centered on marriage and took up most of the morning’s session.
Since the Church instructs us to be obedient or lose salvation, it is reasonable to conclude Pope Francis brought in Kasper to persuade 'how to apply Church teaching' for the outcome of his instructions to disobey it.
Otherwise he would have scheduled the head of the CDF to school the see.
I have to be honest. The idea that Kasper,who placed himself above Church teaching to lead a revolt in his own see, was handpicked by the Pope to persuade the entire see of the Chair of Peter, disgusts and alarms me.
Kasper now says this is going to happen.
He best not go the route of instructing disobedience.
If he wishes to give Communion to divorced and remarried Catholics he's got to change Church law.
Instructions to disobey it would be anathema.
If you're going to do something stupid and in direct conflict with instructions from Christ and common sense, at least have the decency to change Church law so it is 'bound' and educated Catholics can accept it and move on.
Otherwise, you set up protocol that every one of us can examine our consciences and disobey Church teaching at will and receive sacrilegious Communion.
Sacrilegious Communion drives the person to their spiritual suicide. Even if the Pope and Bishops did not have the example of Judas, they have the instructions Christ gave to His Apostles that one does not give what is holy to those in a state of sin (whom He referred to as dogs).
Catholics educated in the mystical world are mystified as to how anyone could caricature these actions as 'pastoral'.
Here is a perfect example of the fruit of 'nice' for the purpose of conversion .
It puts many at risk of the loss of salvation, their income and their physical life on earth.
An exercise in foolishness.