Civil Unions

Evangelicals push for new bishop after Church in Wales allows pastors to bless gay marriages

"The Church in Wales, composed of six Anglican dioceses in the United Kingdom, does not allow clergy to conduct legally binding same-sex marriage ceremonies. However, in a Sept. 6 vote of 28 to 12 in favor with two abstentions, clergy were approved to host blessing ceremonies for same-sex unions in their churches." - C.Post

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Vatican: Pope’s Comments on Same-Sex Civil Unions Was Doctored

"...the Vatican confirmed that Francis was referring to his position in 2010 when he was archbishop of Buenos Aires and strongly opposed moves to allow same-sex marriage. Instead, he favored extending legal protections to gay couples under what is understood in Argentina as a civil union law." - Fox

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What did the Pope really say about civil unions?

"The footage appears to be taken from a 2019 interview with the Mexican broadcaster Televisa. But. .. the statement about civil unions was edited out, both when the interview was run in Mexico and when the Vatican itself released its own version. Then again, Afineevsky, who is himself gay, himself edited out what the Pope says next:  'That does not mean approving of homosexual acts, not in the least.'" - Veith

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Pope reiterates support for civil unions

"A documentary that premiered at the Rome Film Festival on Wednesday included Pope Francis speaking in support of legal civil unions for homosexual couples. 'Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. They are children of God....What we have to have is a civil union law; that way they are legally covered.'" - WORLD

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Illinois Senate looks to exempt faith-based foster care organizations from civil unions law