The Pope and the movement for forced motherhood

January 25, 2013 | Revolution Newspaper |


The Pope and the Catholic Church are aggressively fighting to defend and strengthen patriarchy and enslave women.  Today Pope Benedict tweeted his support for the “Walk For Life”:  “I join all those marching for life from afar, and pray that political leaders will protect the unborn and promote a culture of life.”  (Benedict has 1.5 million twitter followers)

For 25 years, before becoming the Pope, Benedict (then known as Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger), served as the Vatican's chief enforcer of orthodoxy. He drafted official positions regarding homosexuality and fought the legal recognition of homosexual couples. Two years ago, in a document attacking homosexual unions as a "misrepresentation of marriage," he wrote that "within homosexual unions, the biological and anthropological elements of matrimony and the family, on which foundations for legal recognition of such unions could be reasonably laid, are totally absent." The document went on to state that among the missing elements are a "conjugal dimension" for "transmission of life." In other words, he argues, sex is for having children, so society should not morally accept or legally recognize homosexual couples. (Rev 2005)

He also headed the organization Holy Inquisition, the Church organization that during the Middle Ages burned "heretics"—scientists, unsubmissive women, Jews and other real and suspected opponents of Catholicism—at the stake for more than two centuries.

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