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[June 7, 2012] Gay Danish couples win right to marry in church
telegraph.co.uk on marymagdalen.blogspot.com ^ | 7 June 2012 | By Richard Orange in Denmark 5:06PM BST 07 Jun 2012

Posted on 06/10/2014 3:40:26 PM PDT by NYer

Gay couple get married, civil partnership

Frightening article in the Telegraph: Gay Danish couples win right to marry in church.

The country's parliament voted through the new law on same-sex marriage by a large majority, making it mandatory for all churches to conduct gay marriages.
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Under the law, individual priests can refuse to carry out the ceremony, but the local bishop must arrange a replacement for their church.
I am sure at first most Catholic clergy will refuse and bishops will not comply but down the line, in two or three years, what will happen, and if this law were introduced into England, or the rest if Europe?

Meanwhile in Chelmesford...



TOPICS: Catholic; Charismatic Christian; Eastern Religions; Evangelical Christian; Islam; Judaism; Mainline Protestant; Orthodox Christian; Other Christian; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: denmark; homosexualagenda; lutheran; religiousfreedom; religiousliberty

1 posted on 06/10/2014 3:40:27 PM PDT by NYer
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To: Tax-chick; GregB; Berlin_Freeper; SumProVita; narses; bboop; SevenofNine; Ronaldus Magnus; tiki; ...
According to one poster ...

This law only applies to the state Lutheran Church over which the Danish parliament, quite rightly, has the power to legislate. There have of course been calls for other religious bodies to be included but these have been resisted by the Danish government.

Ping!

2 posted on 06/10/2014 3:41:09 PM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: NYer

What about mosques?


3 posted on 06/10/2014 3:42:18 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: NYer

So is that a cream Danish, cherry Danish, or apple Danish?


4 posted on 06/10/2014 3:44:15 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: NYer

I’ll say it.

May the Muslims burn Denmark to the ground, or the Russian war machine reduce it to a wasteland.


5 posted on 06/10/2014 3:45:18 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: NYer

What a travesty.


6 posted on 06/10/2014 3:48:08 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Viennacon
May the Muslims burn Denmark to the ground, or the Russian war machine reduce it to a wasteland.

If only consequences were so immediate. They rarely are. This will take a generation or longer to play out, and the obviousness of the decadence and decline will only be clear much further in the future.

7 posted on 06/10/2014 3:58:18 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: NYer

This will happen in the U.S. and here’s how:

LOVING VS. VIRGINIA. State can’t prohibit interracial marriage.

That was followed by: Church’s can’t get tax exempt status if they refuse to perform legally sanctioned marriages.

So...

ANY church not performing ‘gay marriages’ will be denied tax exempt status.

“The power to tax is the power to destroy” and that’ll put gay marriages in every church in America.


8 posted on 06/10/2014 3:58:37 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

I work for a Priest, and what he says will probably happen is the Priests will refuse to perform marriages. Couples will have to have a civil ceremony and then Priests will bless the marriage. Clearly they won’t bless a “gay” marriage. He also stated he is more than willing to turn in his license to perform marriages, if it comes to that.


9 posted on 06/10/2014 4:05:54 PM PDT by siamesecats (God closes one door, and opens another, to protect us.)
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To: NYer

Freedom of religion? Nope. Sodomy must be celebrated.


10 posted on 06/10/2014 4:07:16 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: siamesecats

If the priest turns in his license to perform marriages, will his church remain tax-exempt?


11 posted on 06/10/2014 4:15:46 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: nickcarraway

Excellent question? I have a sense the Mohammedans have nothing to worry about when it comes to this particular issue.


12 posted on 06/10/2014 4:16:29 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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Catholics in Denmark should consider abandoning their church buildings and start saying Mass out in the fields. That is what the Irish did when King Henry VIII outlawed the Catholic religion.


13 posted on 06/10/2014 4:16:59 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: TigerClaws

But I believe somehow the mosques will remain exempt.


14 posted on 06/10/2014 4:17:18 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

Yes, because there are other sacraments churches perform, not just marriages. Marriages would be blessed, and they will obviously only bless marriages that are in line with Church Doctrine.


15 posted on 06/10/2014 4:20:27 PM PDT by siamesecats (God closes one door, and opens another, to protect us.)
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To: siamesecats

That’s good. This issue may be like churches that permit only male clergy like the Roman Catholic Church and the denomination I am a member of(Presbyterian Church in America). Both the RCC and the PCA are allowed to keep their tax-exempt status and to not ordain females.

However, the homonazi movement is so psychotic and drunk on its own power, I figure they will try anything to hurt us.


16 posted on 06/10/2014 4:24:20 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Viennacon

I picking Russians rolling over Danes on that LOL!


17 posted on 06/10/2014 4:26:34 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: NYer

Since homosexuals can not marry or even commit homosexual acts without being in sin will that not force the “church” to sin in following the law?
I would politely tell them to kiss my ass.........


18 posted on 06/10/2014 4:29:23 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American - Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: TigerClaws

I think you are correct.


19 posted on 06/10/2014 4:32:00 PM PDT by Tax-chick (When the truth finally dawns, it dawns in fire!)
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To: TigerClaws

This story is about the Danish “established” church. It does not apply to Mosques, Synagogues, Roman Catholic churches, other Protestant churches, etc.


20 posted on 06/10/2014 4:38:10 PM PDT by Salman
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To: forgotten man

They’ll make them do the marriages just like they are making bakers and photographers celebrate and participate in these fake marriages.


21 posted on 06/10/2014 4:42:05 PM PDT by Phillyred
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To: Salman
This story is about the Danish “established” church. It does not apply to Mosques, Synagogues, Roman Catholic churches, other Protestant churches, etc.

Yet...

22 posted on 06/10/2014 4:42:15 PM PDT by CA Conservative (Texan by birth, Californian by circumstance)
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To: ReformationFan

It may take a few generations, but eventually folks will realize the damage that has been done to society and all the gay crap will be outlawed once again. Homosexuality goes against God and Nature, and nothing will ever change that.


23 posted on 06/10/2014 4:45:07 PM PDT by siamesecats (God closes one door, and opens another, to protect us.)
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To: siamesecats

I hope you’re right. Unless Christ decides to return before that.


24 posted on 06/10/2014 4:53:15 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: NYer

Has anyone but me noticed that these articles are from 2012? Bit of old news, I’d say.


25 posted on 06/10/2014 5:49:59 PM PDT by CommunityMan
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To: NYer

Fruit of the Reformation in full odor.


26 posted on 06/10/2014 6:34:36 PM PDT by annalex (fear them not)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

>>Since homosexuals can not marry or even commit homosexual acts without being in sin will that not force the “church” to sin in following the law?
I would politely tell them to kiss my ass.........<<

Be careful. They’ll take you up on it!


27 posted on 06/11/2014 10:04:20 AM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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