Argentina’s Senate is scheduled to vote today on a bill allowing gay couples to get married. The marriage bill has caused a fissure between the Roman Catholic Church and President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, who is in support of marriage equality.
The Church hierarchy (no doubt packed with closeted homosexuals) has staged large protests around the country. On Sunday, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, the archbishop of Buenos Aires, had declared it a “destructive attack on God’s plan.”
No, Cardinal, the systematic rape of children and evil cover-up by the Roman Catholic Church is what is a “destructive attack on God’s plan.” You want destructive? Read HERE and HERE and, well no more links because we could fill and burn out the entire server with examples of extreme moral turpitude.
What I’m basically saying Cardinal, is you have absolutely no moral authority to say one word against any issue that deals with sex and morality. Shame on you for such hypocrisy and moral posing.
Fortunately, polls show that nearly 70 percent of Argentines support giving gay people marriage equlaity. According to The New York Times, President Kirchner harshly criticized church leaders on Monday, saying that their discourse on the issue resembled “the times of the Crusades” and that they failed to acknowledge how socially liberal Argentina had become.
“They are portraying this as a religious moral issue and as a threat to ‘the natural order,’ when what we are really doing is looking at a reality that is already there,” the president said from Beijing. “It would be a terrible distortion of democracy if they denied minorities their rights.”
Note to President Obama — this is what a “fierce advocate” for LGBT equality looks like and sounds like. Please take note.
If you speak Spanish, here is an interview with the President of Argentina: