Skip to comments.Swedish PM Tells Priests to Carry Out Same-Sex Marriages ‘Or Do Something Else’
Posted on 06/25/2017 2:18:20 PM PDT by marshmallow
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has suggested that all Church of Sweden priests be compelled to perform gay marriages, despite the Lutheran churchs position that clergy members should have the right to refuse.
Same-sex weddings have been legal in Sweden since 2009, although priests can decline to carry out these ceremonies under the countrys marriage code.
This could now change, however, given Lofvens recent comments about the role of priests in Swedish society.
The prime minister indicated in an interview with a church magazine that if a priest cannot bless a gay marriage, they should consider another vocation.
We Social Democrats are working to ensure all priests will consecrate everyone, including same-sex couples, Lofven told Kyrkans Tidning magazine.
I see parallels to the midwife who refuses to perform abortions. If you work as a midwife you must be able to perform abortions, otherwise you have to do something else It is the same for priests, he said.
Official documents from the church say it offers both heterosexual and homosexual marriage ceremonies. Although it is not against gay marriage, the Church of Swedens official stance is that no priest should be obliged to officiate at the wedding of a same-sex couple.
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Tell the PM to shove it up their Obamahole.
Sweden, it is long past time for a little revolt.
Show some balls.
Refers to the Lutheran state Church of Sweden.
Ikea has been showing them world wide with Lingonberries on the side.
The swedes need to rid themselves of their traitorous leadership.
He wouldn’t dare say that to a mullah.
Gays just making another problem where there is none... They can get married at their town hall or pick another religion other than Christian.
So this does then reflect as an attack against the church...”again”...as gays are not interested in being socially accepted, rather they are flat out demanding society change entirely to suite ‘their twisted and destructive agenda’....
Social Democrats means anti-Christian.
Carry Out Same-Sex Marriages Or Do Something Else......
The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?... Jeremiah 5:31
Yes....and as written the left is a religion to begin with :
Instead of Christianity, Judaism etc, they have a new religion called “Leftism”...
It has its own dogma
It has its own priests(Scientists)
It has its own form of blasphemy.. i.e Hate speech.
It has its own “extremists” that denounce other religions.. i.e Atheists.
It has its own rituals
And it gets enforced by rule of law
What about the state Imans?
Did he include Imams in this order?
It NEVER EVER was about “EQUALITY” and the poor fools who think so are seeing the rewards of their foolishness. This whole exercise of “sodomy marriages” is having every other religion bow to their god of hedonism. They are not finished until every priest or pastor is participating in their foolishness and bowing to their god. Those who will not participate will be punished.
This thug is a real rocket scientist.
Worked as a welder for 16 years (’79-’95), then up up and away in the Swedish Metalworkers Union.
Working Class Hero, Nordic Soviet style.
Making sense isn’t something he’s supposed to do. Just clobber people over the head with Partyline Dogma and do it or else.
Yet another nail in Sweden’s coffin.
Sweeden will be an Islamist State by approx. 2030....35% of population muslims now and Swedes leaving the country....they won’t be telling the Imams to officiate gay weddings.
Civil government law and canon Church law — big clash here.
Let Sweden die then nuke it from orbit. It is the only way to be sure.
They are Lutherans. It’s time for someone to say, “Here I stand.”
They will cave.
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