Czech Primate supports Polish bishop criticising LGBT

Roman-Catholic cardinal Dominik Duka, the Primate of the Czech Republic, expressed his support for Polish Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski, who criticised LGBT marches and movements.

Polish Episcopate responds to storm over Bishop’s remark on LGBT

The Polish Episcopate has issued a statement clarifying its position on a controversy that has arisen after Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski called...

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Archbishop Jędraszewski is under criticism of left-wing and liberal politicians, as well as LGBT+ activists after his sermon on August 1, when he said that “the red plague no longer stalks the earth. But this does not mean that we don’t have a new one which is trying to occupy our souls, hearts and minds ... a rainbow coloured plague.”

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, the head of the Episcopal Conference of Poland, issued a statement on Thursday, expressing support and defending Archbishop Jędraszewski.

Cardinal Duka referred to this statement. “As primate of the Czech Republic, the head of Czech bishops conference, the Archbishop of Prague and a cardinal of Roman-Catholic church I join the declaration of the head of the Polish Episcopal Conference and call representatives of the Slovakian and Hungarian Episcopates to take a similar step,” he wrote.

The statement of Archbishop Gądecki was quoted in the text of Cardinal Duka. It was also published on the website of the Slovakian Conference of Bishops.