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You should not receive communion in a state of mortal sin. And thats true even if a priest or pope allows it. The reason being that if you receive communion in s state of sin, you are putting yourself at a great risk as Paul puts it in 1 Corinthians 11 27So then, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of ...


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I will preface my answer by saying that the situation is unlikely, because, as the original poster says, such a disciplinary decision would imply a tacit recognition on the Church’s part that homosexual actions can be legitimate. (Homosexual tendencies are never at issue, only acting on those tendencies.) That is a matter that touches on the Church’s clear ...


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The question is: Some faithful Christians believe that it is not a sin to be homosexual and I would like to know the line of reasoning and/or Scripture passages that they use as their basis. I can answer this from the perspective of a minister in the Swedenborgian Church of North America, a Christian denomination that does not regard homosexuality ...


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That is the disconnect I am trying to understand. There was a time when there were no laws against homosexuality because those who were understood the abhorrence others had to this. They had unhappy lives but most often kept themselves from detection. As time progressed, more people became less interested in attempting to hide their inclinations. As a ...



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