Iulia Linnea (iulia_linnea) wrote,
Iulia Linnea
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Article: When Same-Sex Marriage Was a Christian Rite

I thought I'd share this article, When Same-Sex Marriage Was a Christian Rite, which I found on hak42's journal.

Excerpt:

For the Church to ignore the evidence in its own archives would be cowardly and deceptive. The evidence convincingly shows that what the modern church claims has always been its unchanging attitude towards homosexuality is, in fact, nothing of the sort.

It proves that for the last two millennia, in parish churches and cathedrals throughout Christendom, from Ireland to Istanbul and even in the heart of Rome itself, homosexual relationships were accepted as valid expressions of a God-given love and committment to another person, a love that could be celebrated, honored and blessed, through the Eucharist in the name of, and in the presence of, Jesus Christ.
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