He lives in Regina with his wife, the Rev. It's the law of the land, and I think we waste far too much time consumed with an issue the courts have already ruled on when we should be talking about more important issues, such as the environment. Nipissing—TimiskamingON.
CBCP News. There may be no culpability if there is no activity but the orientation itself is irregular. Public invited to attend pope's weekly general audiences starting Sept. The freedom to exercise genuine religious belief does not include the right to interfere with the rights of others.
In Hong KongCardinal John Tong Honhas used pastoral letters on two occasions to criticise proposals to legislate for same-sex marriage, most recently in This issue is discussed further in this Bulletin.
In conversation with the United church, Catholics are hoping the church's view is not misconstrued as contempt for gays. For example, where a church neglects to enforce provisions contained in a conduct statement with regard churches by laws same sex marriages in St. Catharines one activity, i.
She has more than ten years of ministry experience. Religion and LGBT people. While the inclination is disordered, only the activity itself is sinful. While the proposed federal legislation provides religious officials with an exemption from solemnizing same sex marriages, it does not recognize the rights of religious organizations to refrain from solemnizing same sex marriages.
In lateFrederick HenryBishop of Calgary, wrote a pastoral letter saying "Since homosexuality, adultery, prostitution and pornography undermine the foundations of the family, the basis of society, then the State must use its coercive power to proscribe or curtail them in the interests of the common good.
Prince Edward—Hastings , ON. Learn more here. March 24, Made a speech in the house of common blasting MPs for changing their stance on the issue. Repentigny , QC. The biggest danger of a slippery slope is allowing the principle that "majority" rights could vote away court guarantees for minorities.
This is about strengthening people's commitment to one another.