Always having the same sex gets really boring after a while. Author — Willow Bellemore Need better insight: You could not be more wrong. Any of our spiritual children, the Orthodox faithful, who come to us as pastors to discuss their own personal struggle with homosexuality, must be treated with care as children needing the therapy of the Gospel. Therefore, any such person is no longer in good standing with the Church and therefore may not receive holy Communion, nor serve as sponsor at baptism, nor hold any parish church office. Because SS couples haven't been able to marry, let alone have kids for that long earliest one I could find was in Rhode Island. No clergyman may solemnize the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony upon persons of the same sex. Author — Miasimon Also, with a population of 7 billion, we're becoming quite overpopulated as a species and lgbt parents don't add to the population. Hodges, 26 June, , now well-known to all, a significant cap-stone was placed upon the rapid movement in our county toward a re-definition of marriage, which, of course, in the Church we consider to be unacceptable.
Author — Some heterosexuals should never have been parents. The five major points from the article: Author — Biological hetreo couples abandon their children but homo wanna adopt them. Your ignorance will be ignored. Pastoral communications in personal contact with persons who profess to be homosexual must be positive and compassionate. Gay and trans people are egregiously underrepresented in TV and film, media outlets that almost everyone goes to for entertainment and escapism. Author — Elizabeth Morley Better to have adoptive parents than no parents at all. Sex ed is already lacking, even for straight people. Therefore, this Archdiocese strongly recommends that the parish council consult with a local attorney, in concert with communications between the pastor and his diocesan bishop, regarding the regulation of this matter. Any Orthodox Christian who chooses to undergo marriage solemnities of any kind outside of the Orthodox Church voluntarily separates himself herself from communion with the holy Orthodox Church. We have to teach people that everyone deserves basic human decency and respect,. The Economy of Salvation Thanks be to our all-merciful God, the One who created the ages and founded the earth upon the seas and crowned all of His creatures with Man himself to tend the garden of paradise and to raise creation to participate fully in the divine life which is unending and ever-new. Though all the clergy of this God-protected Archdiocese are directed to avoid any condoning or encouraging or supporting in word or action of so-called "same-sex marriage," we remind our pastoral clergy that we all have a calling to reconcile all men to Christ. However, it rules as non-binding any law which limits the legal definition of marriage to that of an exclusive union of one man to one woman. Girls raised by lesbians tend to have higher self-esteem, show more maturity and tolerance than their peers, and are older when they have their first heterosexual contact Gartrell et al. Author — I don't support same-sex relationships. I mean, I get it, people want to have the "full experience" of raising a child and all that, but still, I'd be completely fine with adopting children a little older than that. When, however, the Church speaks to the world, she calls for sobriety and reminds lost man of his conscience, so that mankind may not sink into self-forgetfulness and oblivion. From Cells to Society, p. But God did not leave man to such a state: No clergyman may stand present in any so-called "same-sex marriage" ceremony, even as a non-participating guest, regardless of location. Every day I see a new article about a gay or trans person being attacked or killed, or committing suicide because their parents refuse to love them. In cases where the sex male or female of either of the prospective marriage partners is disputed, the priest must consult with his diocesan bishop and receive specific instructions for proceeding. Supreme Court's ruling in a split-decision Obergefell v. And there are so many heterosexual people that shouldn't be parents. Sounds like a good time. We have to teach people to celebrate our differences rather than using them to divide us.
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