Skip to comments.Lesbian Couple Outraged -Vicar Says They're Not Both Moms of Baby (Church overrules vicar)
Posted on 09/09/2013 1:28:52 PM PDT by NYer
A lesbian couple claims a Church of England vicar refused to baptize a baby after they both insisted on being registered as the mother, according to the UK Telegraph.
Aimi, from Gosport, Hants, said: "Rev Gebauer sat there and told us no child could have parents of the same sex, no child could have two mothers.Reverend George Gebauer said he'd be willing to write one down as the mother but not both. So they stormed out and it would appear they called the press as well.
"There was no way one of us was going to be listed as the Godparent. We are both Alfie's mum.
"He did all this for about 10 or 15 minutes and was asking us why we want Alfie brought into the church.
"I'm baptised Church of England, and Victoria is a Catholic. We want him to be brought up the same as we were."
However, Ven Gavin Collins, Archdeacon of the Meon, said today he was happy for the christening to go ahead as planned - with both named as the mother...If you'd like to know why the Anglican Church is dying, here it is.
“We have addressed the legal issue. As I understand it, her partner Victoria has full legal co-parental responsibility for Alfie. We can therefore enter their details onto the baptism register as ‘mother’ and ‘mother’, as they would like.
“I’m pleased that this issue has been resolved, and we look forward to welcoming Aimi, Victoria, Alfie and their friends and family. I’m sure it will be a great occasion as we welcome him into the Christian family.”
"The couple are not even from our parish, so we could have informed their local church and directed them there instead. "We can only make sure the child is theirs. For all we know they may have pinched the child. "We suggested time and again that the natural mum be registered as mum.
It's all about tolerance only when it applies to them, ping!
What way is that, confused?
What, the old “one gives the egg, one carries the baby” gambit didn’t work??
These two people seem unclear about one of the most basic rules of biology. With that in mind, I wonder that they are deemed fit to raise a baby.
Stop the insanity! STOP IT! STOP IT NOW!
So why not baptize the baby? He’s an innocent who has nothing to with the issues raised by the Vicar.
Cut the baby in half and baptize each half under the name of each respective mother. (unfortunately, I suspect both lesbians would support the idea....)
Why is it, that homosexuals have temper tantrums about some aspect of society or institutions which offend them? And then, the news media comes in, and those who offended the homosexuals are reprimanded for their alleged crimes against homosexuality????
On the one hand, liberals tell us that gender roles are outmoded. We shouldn’t talk about mothers and fathers, we should talk about “parents” or “caregivers” to children.
But in this case, the lesbians insist on this retrograde designation that both be mothers. You can’t have it both ways, can you???
Where did baby Alfie come from? Did someone contribute sperm? If so, how was that sperm contributed? Is either of these females the biological mother? If so, it would seem clear that would be who should be listed as the mother. Then again, I am hopefully naive in my thinking, aren’t I???
Send me to re-education camp right now...........
In today’s world, we have to be liberal, and say that two females are just as good as a mother and a father. Otherwise, you are bigoted and hateful against the homosexual community.
Stupid beyond belief.
Well now I'm sure he will be!
Just because “The Church” says a horse is a camel doesn’t make a horse a camel.
Big Religion continues to marginalize itself.
Defies science this.
Defies biblical teaching too. Looks like the Anglican church in England has gone apostate. One can be a sinner and here is a church that will condone sinning.
What about the biological issue? That’s all that really means anything. Idiotic.
“”I’m baptised Church of England, and Victoria is a Catholic. We want him to be brought up the same as we were.”
What way is that, confused?”
Don’t know about the other chick, but Victoria clearly does not know her catholic catechism.
This couple is insane, as is anyone who supports them in their insanity.
CofE and Catholic are not the same. If she wanted to say that they wanted the baby raised CHRISTIAN, as they BOTH were that would be different.
To such the Vicar should have made explanation to the public.
I will baptize this child as Christ commands for we do not wish any to be left outside of the Wedding Feast. Notwithstanding, the women who desire to bring up this child are clinically insane yet capable of being corrected.
Yes, absolutely the baby should be baptized. The two women should be carted off to a quiet place in the country where they can receive help.
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