Talking about sacraments and sacramental grace against the backdrop of "breaking news" that the Vatican now allows trans people to be baptized. As part of this subject I also talk about the sacrament of baptism, sacramental grace, and whether mortal sin disqualifies someone from being baptized (and why/why not). I'm posting some posts from X that started this irritation for me.
Also, are progressive priests in the Church in decline? A major study reveals much! I talk about it, and review my own poll on X, at the top of the episode. The "Trans baptism" segment starts at around the 26-minute mark
Misleading and dishonest. But your wording may reflect innocent ignorance rather than willful deception. To say “can NOW be baptized” falsely implies that they couldn’t before.— A Catholic Adventurer (@forthequeenbvm) November 9, 2023
Trans people are not another species. They’re human beings who Jesus died for, calls to himself, and…
And below, responding to Disclose .tv
“Can NOW be baptized” is deceptive. They could always be baptized. This isn’t new.— A Catholic Adventurer (@forthequeenbvm) November 9, 2023
Baptism isn’t a reward it’s a gateway to grace. Whether or not the person is spiritually disposed to RECEIVING that grace, only God can no. But under most circumstances the gateway to that grace…
Finally, this is me throwing down the gauntlet.
The “trans people can NOW’ be baptized” rhetoric is deceptive BS. Good for clicks. Bad for Truth. They could always be baptized. This isn’t new.— A Catholic Adventurer (@forthequeenbvm) November 9, 2023
I’ll be talking about it during my livestream today. Streamed to all of my socials and on my website. Around 11am eastern today.…