I have a brother who is gay. It is supposed to promote the rights of a minority within our population by affording that minority a supposed equality in marriage. It is easy to lose respect. By the end ofthere were 1, gay men in prison in England and Wales, with an average age of Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Birmingham declared his opposition to the Act, saying that the legislation contradicted the Catholic Church's moral values.
I have four comments to make about the Bill.
Log in here. MoodyChurch Media. If, for example, the early church had begun a campaign against slavery, its message of redemption in Christ would have been lost amid the uproar. Oaks of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, likened the attacks against religious people to voter intimidation against black people during the American civil rights movement.
The church allows but does not require pastors to perform same-sex weddings. Retrieved 2 June The Jewish Reconstructionist Federation leaves the choice to individual rabbis. This is much lower than the per cent of people with no religion, which was 73 per cent, but indicates a marked softening of attitudes in the last 20 years.
Russian Orthodox Church. I am one of those Australians who will be pleased when same-sex marriages are recognised by Australian law but with adequate protection for religious freedoms. Native American religions traditionally accepted same-sex marriage. Filter By: Latest Popular.
Religious views on same-sex marriage are closely related to religious views on homosexuality. The moral laws clearly transcend the Old and New Testament era. Secular government recognition of any other union within the definition of "marriage" would therefore reflect a belief in the moral equivalence of acts between a husband and wife and acts between two men or two women; this belief is contrary to Catholic doctrinal teaching.
InHinduism Today reporter Rajiv Malik asked several Hindu swamis teachers their opinion of same-sex marriage.
If it does, I would be delighted, as then we could all agree to leave this outdated and flawed institution that has allowed so many dangerous terrorists to remain in this country. Constitutional ban since . This is equally controversial and it should have been handled in another place on the Floor of the House so that all Members could contribute.
The Bill puts that right by removing value judgments by the state, making the law neutral and allowing all those who want to make a lifelong, loving commitment to each other to marry. Far from building harmony, it will create disharmony, anger and long-lasting hurt.