Feb 14, 2012 Print this article

Nun Who Promotes Same-sex “Marriage” Misleads Catholics in Maryland

At a recent event in Maryland, Sister Jeannine Gramick publicly claimed that the recognition of homosexual unions is an issue of Catholic morality, and that those who oppose it are immoral. This position, she stated, “flows from our own church’s social justice teaching.”

However, her statement is false. The Catechism of the Catholic Church clearly teaches that homosexual vice is “intrinsically disordered” and “contrary to natural law” (2357).

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Sister Gramick – a wolf in nun’s habit – claims that the Church’s position on marriage was only established in the Middle Ages. However, she is wrong again. In the very Gospels, Our Lord says: “... from the beginning of the creation, God made them male and female. For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother; and shall cleave to his wife... What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder” (Mark 10:9).

Sister Gramick further states: “... our church leaders have claimed that marriage must be between one man and one woman; that the definition of marriage has always been the same; that it cannot change. Well, this is simply not so,” she said.

Catholics should know that Sister Gramick has a record of defiant disobedience. In 1999 the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, under then-Cardinal Ratzinger, permanently prohibited her “from any pastoral work involving homosexual persons.”

However, in direct defiance of the Vatican edict, Sister Gramick has kept her leadership role with the pro-homosexual organization she co-founded, New Ways Ministry. Can someone who does not honor their own vow of obedience be trusted as a reliable guide in the moral sphere? No.

In light of Sister Gramick’s recent promotion of sodomy in Maryland, a word readily comes to mind: excommunication.