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What is the official Catholic position on same-sex marriage and same-sex civil partnerships?

What is the official Catholic position on same-sex marriage and same-sex civil partnerships? Let us keep in perspective that the words of Pope Francis were spoken when he was Archbishop Jorge Mario ...
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What is the Biblical basis against same-sex marriage?

" ... Can it be ordained of God?" The question which has been asked hinges on what is ordained of God. If something other than what is ordained is done, then it will not be authorised and ...
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What is the Biblical basis against same-sex marriage?

1st Corinthians 6:9-11 seems to indicate such: 9 Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor ...
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Was this (allegedly gay) marriage in a Catholic Church valid?

Indeed. It's not possible for anyone but a man and woman of age to marry themselves (the sacrament of marriage is actually contracted by the couple, technically speaking, the priest being only a ...
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Why do many bishops oppose the Vatican ban on blessing same-sex marriages?

Why are there heretics? Why don't they think acts of sodomy are sins? Because of sin and ignorance, the "mystery of iniquity" (2 Thes. 2:7). Specifically, though, because they think ...
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What is the Biblical basis against same-sex marriage?

The entire Bible can be understood as a metaphor for marriage, and the marriage that the Bible is a metaphor for cannot be understood as a marriage of two people brides or two grooms. Behold, the ...
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UMC dividing over gay marriage?

The reason why traditional UMC leaders want to separate themselves from the church over its stance on gay marriage is based on the traditional and historic position of the church which views the ...
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Why do many bishops oppose the Vatican ban on blessing same-sex marriages?

Why do bishops (catholic) in some dioceses say that the Pope is outdated and ignoring scripture by refusing same-sex couples the sacrament of marriage ... I don't know if this is simply a ...
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What Early Church Father taught that marriage is between a man and a woman?

Origen reinforced the biblical rule that marriage is between a man and a woman: I quote from this website which quotes Origen: https://www.copticchurch.net/patrology/schoolofalex2/chapter19.html "...
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