Pensacola bishop will approve same-se...

Pensacola bishop will approve same-sex blessings

There are 1 comment on the Pensacola News Journal story from Jul 16, 2012, titled Pensacola bishop will approve same-sex blessings. In it, Pensacola News Journal reports that:

The Pensacola bishop who leads 63 congregations from the Pensacola area to Mobile, Ala., voted against the blessing of same-sex unions at a recent denominational convention but said Monday he'll authorize them if his priests submit written applications that indicate the support of their parishioners ...

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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Jul 16, 2012
from Pensacola News Journal:

"Duncan said he has never been asked to offer such a blessing but he expects that he will field such requests soon ...

"He said that he’s preparing an application form that gay couples can submit through their priests. The resulting ceremony isn’t recognized as a formal marriage, he said.

"'They're blessings. It is the priest’s offering to the couple the opportunity to receive God’s blessings on their relationships ...'"

... even if those relationships contradict the Episcopal Canons, the Book of Common Prayer and even scripture itself?

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