Skip to comments.Homosexual 'weddings' should be celebrated in church, says (MP) Chris Bryant
Posted on 07/03/2009 6:29:00 AM PDT by C19fan
Chris Bryant, who once posed in his underpants on a gay dating website, said he wanted clergy to be "much more open" to the idea of treating civil partnership ceremonies like traditional marriages.
However, his suggestion goes directly against the rules of the Church of England and the Roman Catholic Church, which state that only the union of a man and a woman can be celebrated by a priest in church.
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Wow, what a surprise! Who could have seen this coming?
Now that degenerate sodomites have gotten the state to approve of their farce of marriage, let’s get God to sanctify it as well.
Not in my church. You will be told it is a sin, and an abomination and you are going to hell if you don’t seek forgiveness and accept Salvation.
One day, coming soon, a same sex couple will go to a Catholic church and ask to have a “wedding” performed. The priest will refuse, and the couple will sue. This will be repeated throughout the country.
Purpose: to bankrupt the Church.
OK just saw the UK there...
The churches in USA should not be forced to go against their religion!
A couple of more Sotormayors and the day might come when the 1st Amendment is shredded to pieces. If the 9th and 10th Amendments are dead why not the first.
This applies to mosques as well?
Actually, my brother in law got married in a registry office two weeks ago. Strange kind of thing - its actually very difficult to make up solemn ceremony without religous language, but anyway, I digress...
The point is that the registrar quite clearly said that marriage under UK law was defined as a union between one man and one woman, so I guess that’s the end of that then.
Simple answer. Have the building desolemnised for weddings. Therefore no wedding can be performed there.
BUT, the church can still hold its own ceremony.
I’m certainly looking forward to when a same-sex couple try that one. That should be really entertaining.
Why not celebrate such a “wedding” in a public restroom?
Male sodomites spend so much time there...I’m sure such a setting would make them feel right at home.
I couldnt care a tinker’s cuss how and where they conduct such things. It has no validity in my eyes, and as long as a church stays true, it has no validity in a house of God either.
People who cling to a state church have got to accept state policy in that church.
The answer? “Come out from among them and be ye separate, saith the Lord.” Join a separate congragation of believers that does not endorse the state church.
And Bill of Rights? This won’t matter in the USA soon. Most churches have already signed away their rights by filing for 501c3 status with the IRS. They do it voluntarily. No law requires it. A 501c3 organization is subject to public policy.
In the early up to the 1950s churches were not generally 501c3 organizations. They masses of churche were lured into it, and now they are entrapped.
There will also be law suits in the USA against churches which deny sodomites a church wedding. And sodomoites will win enough of these, until at some point it won’t be necessary to sue -— pastors will be indicted and prosecuted criminally on federal civil rights charges for refusal.