A few weeks ago, the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith CDF in the Vatican issued a universal edict refusing a church blessing for homosexual partners as part of the wedding ceremony. Their stated reasoning for this blanket rejection focuses on the alleged sinfulness of gay sexual intimacy which the Vatican statement claims God could never bless. This is hardly a controversial statement; it would win approval in almost any company. However, the Catholic Church maintains a different perspective. According to the gospels, Jesus never even addressed this issue, and in focusing on his message of love and compassion he had very little to say about proscribing any sexual behavior.
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I want to tell you that it is not," Jim Swilley said in a video shot in the nondenominational megachuch Swilley founded 25 years ago. Though Swilley said coming out was a decision he's struggled with since childhood, he made the announcement last month not for personal reasons -- he said he hopes to save lives. The year-old founder of Church in the Now in Conyers, Ga. Online, those hateful messages have been drowned out by an outpouring of support.
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What does the Bible say about? It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father's wife. And you are arrogant!
He links to a Daily Beast article, which details another report out of Italy The Vatican at the time said they were looking into it how that cash came to be spent the way it had -- before Pope Francis ordered a de facto audit. The Catholic Church is not allowed to bless same-sex unions because God "does not and cannot bless sin" The Vatican's orthodoxy office, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, issued the official ruling Monday in response to a question about whether or not Catholic clergy can bless gay unions.