If a church has a parish hall that they rent out to the general public, they could not discriminate against a gay couple who want to rent the building for a party such as a same-sex ceremony or reception, according to a city FAQ about the ordinance.
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“Danish parliament voted by an overwhelming 85-24 margin to compel churches to carry out unions for same-sex couples that are identical to heterosexual marriage celebrations.”
Identical? :? How about the part where the minister says “I now pronounce you man and wife?” :?
Here is the real agenda; to pervert the tenets and foundation of Christianity. The Left can go to Hell.
Are you white, male, and picked on? Become a homosexual and you will join the ranks of the most powerful and privileged “minority” in Western Civilization.
Just say you're “gay” and you'll have it made—haven't heard yet if any proof is required,
hunh wow did they force God to consummate them?
He got that right. As Europe free falls into a Dark Age unlike any in history.
" . . . although one-third of all the denominations priests say they will not participate in such rituals. "
If they're anything like the Lutherans I met during over thirty years of being a Lutheran, that's about the same percentage that actually believe in something other than "good clean work with no heavy lifting" in this country, too.
IMHO, it's actually a good thing since identifying and separating the wheat from the chaff is long overdue. This is such a public issue that when the worm turns those now going along with heresy and blasphemy won't be able to pretend they were never a party to such things.
The problem is that the Evangelical Lutheran Church is the established (state) church in Denmark.
The UK parliament could probably do the same to the Church of England. Non established churches in Denmark are not affected
I wonder if this obsession by the Sodomites to get “married” was included as a meaning in the Good Lord’s statement to the effect that in the last days they shall “be marrying and giving in marriage.”
I keep looking up for the big asteroid.
Denmarks church minister Manu Sareen, who is an agnostic
Really, this is what happened in Sweden when the state forced the Lutheran church to allow women to be ordained, much to the chagrin of then-bishop Bo Giertz. The Ev. Lutheran Church in a lot of European nations (Germany, Sweden, Denmark) made the mistake of getting in bed with the government long, long ago, and they are still paying the price.
** in the established Evangelical Lutheran Church**
Coming to America if Obama gets re-elected. Bank on that.