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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-06-13 04:16 AM
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Anglican Bishops may have same gender unions--but may not have same gender sex
(CNN) -- Men in a civil union will now be allowed to become bishops in the Church of England, but they are not allowed to have sex.

Intercourse between two men -- or two women -- remains a sin.

"Homosexual genital acts fall short of the Christian ideal and are to be met with a call to repentance and the exercise of compassion," according to Anglican doctrine.

Men and women in same-sex unions were already allowed to serve as priests in the Church of England, but there was a moratorium on advancement to the episcopate -- becoming a bishop -- while the church considered the issue.


http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/05/world/uk-same-sex-bishops...

Where is Henry VIII when you really need him?
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Betty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-06-13 07:46 AM
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1. well that should help.
glad they figured that one out.
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-06-13 01:35 PM
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2. Jesus Christ
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-07-13 01:44 AM
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3. Whatever anyone may believe or not believe about Jesus,
Edited on Mon Jan-07-13 01:45 AM by No Elephants
he never thought up anything that convoluted, not that we've been told about, anyway.



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