Use the lead layout guide to ensure the section follows Wikipedia's norms and is inclusive of all essential details. Same-sex marriage is legal and performed in the three Crown dependencies of Britain and in nine of the fourteen Overseas Territories. Angus Reid.
Matthew Shepard Online Resources. An example of a denomination that is against same-sex relationships is Catholicism. Skip to main content. The General Synod voted in favour of a motion to begin discussion amongst the seven dioceses to remove the doctrinal clause which stated that marriage was between a man and a woman.
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We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Retrieved 9 March Retrieved 26 September Ave Maria Press. Archived from the original on October 11, Like heterosexual persons, gay or lesbian Catholics who occassionally violate the virtue of chastity should consider the nature of the activity, the particular circumstances under which it took place, and their general behavior and intention before deciding to celebrate the Sacrament of Penance.
Limited domestic recognition cohabitation. Most Christians will take a position somewhere between these two views. Several weddings took place by Hindu rites, with some family support, while the suicides resulted from families forcibly separating lovers. Most Church statements that deal with homosexuality only refer to male homosexuality but the same principles can apply to lesbians.
I am closely involved in a strategy and campaign to ensure that Synod does not take note, and that the House of Bishops are asked to bring a new report to a future Synod - one which reflects more faithfully and clearly the voices of LGBT Christians and the many loyal and faithful Christians for whom the negativity of the Church is a source of bemusement and dismay - and the voices of the thousands and thousands of people who have given up on the church because of its inhumane attitude towards human sexuality.
However, on their return their marriage was not recognised under British law.