No blessings for gay unions - church

Feb 17, 2014 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Iol.co.za

Church of England priests will not be allowed to bless gay and lesbian weddings, or marry someone of the same sex themselves, according to new guidelines issued by the church, which is struggling to heal divides over homosexuality.

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#21
Feb 19, 2014
 
RevKen wrote:
... Presiding Bp. Katherine Jefferts-Schori makes the stiff upper lip quake with fear.
Is that why so many of them have left TEC?
Read the news, "rev"; it's been a bad year for dictators the world over.

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Joe DeCaro wrote:
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What part of "mainline" didn't you understand?
And the "snake handlers" are not a mainline Christian denomination.
What part of "mainline" is relevant? Not a one of them was around in the beginning, and all of them have all sorts of trappings and doctrine that Jesus didn't envision.

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Selecia Jones- JAX FL wrote:
The Episcopal Church Welcomes YOU!
GREAT to hear from you, Sel!

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Feb 19, 2014
 
Joe DeCaro wrote:
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What part of "mainline" didn't you understand?
And the "snake handlers" are not a mainline Christian denomination.
Well, since, " ... the Way is narrow and few find it ...," your numbers argument kind of goes all to shit.

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Feb 19, 2014
 
Selecia Jones- JAX FL wrote:
The Episcopal Church Welcomes YOU!
Hey girlfriend!

You guys ever do the Sarum Rite, complete with blessed bread for non-communicants, anymore?

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Well, since, " ... the Way is narrow and few find it ...," your numbers argument kind of goes all to shit.
My numbers?
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Out of 33,820 different protestant denominations
http://www.philvaz.com/apologetics/a120.htm
My name isn't Rainbow.

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Feb 20, 2014
 
Joe DeCaro wrote:
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My numbers?
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My name isn't Rainbow.
Almost all of those denominations are progeny of the Nicene heresies.

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Feb 21, 2014
 
snyper wrote:
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Almost all of those denominations ...
... have nothing to do with me or "my" numbers, so get your facts straight.

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Joe DeCaro wrote:
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... have nothing to do with me or "my" numbers, so get your facts straight.
LOL!!!.... He didn't say "your" numbers. He said "your numbers argument."

How par, for "your standard deviation."

His point about "narrow is the Way ..." is valid.

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Feb 21, 2014
 
Joe DeCaro wrote:
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... have nothing to do with me or "my" numbers, so get your facts straight.
They ARE your numbers.

Great numbers.

Great numbers of Nicene heretics.

" ... the way is narrow, and few find it ... "

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Feb 22, 2014
 
snyper wrote:
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They ARE your numbers.
Great numbers.
Great numbers of Nicene heretics.
" ... the way is narrow, and few find it ... "
Leave it to a Gnostic to twist the words of Christ into an elitist salvation scheme.

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Joe DeCaro wrote:
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Leave it to a Gnostic to twist the words of Christ into an elitist salvation scheme.
Back on the "Gnostic" thing again?

Mistake on your part.

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Feb 22, 2014
 
Joe DeCaro wrote:
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Leave it to a Gnostic to twist the words of Christ into an elitist salvation scheme.
Not elitist.

Existential.
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Feb 22, 2014
 
Joe DeCaro wrote:
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My name isn't Rainbow.
It is on manhunt dot net, I'll bet.

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Back on the "Gnostic" thing again?
Mistake on your part.
Ya know, with all of his statements which amount to "You've got to think this way to be 'saved"", he's far more like a "gnostic" than are you and I have EVER demonstrated in any of our posts on these threads.

Silly.

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Ya know, with all of his statements which amount to "You've got to think this way to be 'saved'" ...
that's ironic coming from a gnostic whose been peddling his own "thinking" as a form of salvation.

And feel free to share any of "my" statements from the Bible.
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that's ironic coming from a gnostic whose been peddling his own "thinking" as a form of salvation.
And feel free to share any of "my" statements from the Bible.
Go similarly bray about those who covet or who take the lawd's name in vain. Then we won't take you for another homosexually obsessed closet case.

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that's ironic coming from a gnostic whose been peddling his own "thinking" as a form of salvation.
And feel free to share any of "my" statements from the Bible.
I don't "peddle" any "salvation" at all.

Didn' t you notice?

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I don't "peddle" any "salvation" at all ...
Gnostics can't peddle what they don't possess.

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Fundies R Mentally ill wrote:
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Go similarly bray about those who covet or who take the lawd's name in vain. Then we won't take you for another homosexually obsessed closet case.
You left out "hypocrite".

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