Marriage is holy, while homosexual acts go against the natural moral law. A Vatican newspaper says the Catholic Church hasn't lost its fight against same-sex marriage despite setbacks in the United States and Europe. Chris McNary cmcnary dallasnews. Congress is unlikely to entertain any legislation that supports such unions, although some states are grappling with the issue.
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The Archbishop of Jos, Ignatius Ayau Kaigamaargued that the action was "in line with the moral and ethical values of the Nigerian and African cultures", and blessed President Goodluck Jonathan in not bowing to international pressure.
He also said that there should be no Communion for people in a same-sex union. This directly led to the referendum whereby the constitution was amended to state that marriage is only a union between a man and a woman. Vatican City State does not have any civil rights provisions that include sexual orientation or gender identity.
In in IrelandSean Brady, the Archbishop of Armagh, unsuccessfully asked Irish Catholics to resist vatican news on same sex marriage in Texas proposals for same-sex civil partnerships, and the Irish episcopal conference said that they discriminated against people in non-sexual relationships. Over Catholic theologiansparticularly from GermanySwitzerland and Austriasigned in January and February a memorandumcalled Churchwhich said that the Church's esteem for marriage and celibacy "does not require the exclusion of people who responsibly live out love, faithfulness, and mutual care in same-sex partnerships or in a remarriage after divorce".
Wilson brought her California driver's license, birth certificate, Social Security card and marriage license to a Texas Department of Public Safety office.
Banking Vatican euro coins Communications. The referendum was subsequently passed and the earlier legislative vote to legalise same-sex marriage was nullified. Religion and LGBT people. Despite French refusal to back down from his nomination, and a stand-off with the Vatican that resulted in the position being vacant from March to MayFrance nominated another diplomat in May The proposal nevertheless became law, with strong public support.
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He hypothesized that the reception amounted to a receiving line-type event, with people in various rooms on the first floor of the embassy to greet the pope and receive a rosary from him. Are we capable of welcoming these people, guaranteeing to them a fraternal space in our communities?
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