Many people believe that the Catholic Church should change and adapt to the changing conditions of society. Pope Francis has been pushing for the acceptance of practising homosexuals and remarried divorcees since he became the head of the Catholic Church.
Unfortunately, the changes he is trying to push are against God’s laws and Jesus’ teachings.
Leviticus 20:13 clearly states what God thinks of homosexual practice:
If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination …
Mark 10:11–12 tell us what Jesus thinks of remarried divorcees:
And he saith to them: Whosoever shall put away his wife and marry another, committeth adultery against her. And if the wife shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she committeth adultery.
We read in John 15:18–19:
If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
Regardless of what the secular world thinks, as followers of Jesus we need to cling to His teachings. It is better to be in Jesus’ good graces than to be in dialogue with the world.
Yes, “God is not afraid of new things”, as Pope Francis put it; but that doesn’t mean that God gave the Catholic Church the power to change His laws.