Church of England OKs Gay Bishops

There are 5 comments on the EDGE story from Jan 9, 2013, titled Church of England OKs Gay Bishops. In it, EDGE reports that:

Officials of the Church of England announced on Jan. 4 that they will allow gay clergy in civil partnerships to become bishops but only if they remain celibate, the British newspaper the Guardian reports.

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Since: Nov 09

Columbus OH

#1 Jan 9, 2013
Are heterosexual bishops who are married required to be celibate?

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#2 Jan 9, 2013
Actually "celibate" means "unmarried".

You mean "chaste".

Good question.
What

Aldrich, MO

#3 Jan 9, 2013
"Church of England OKs Gay Bishops"

God does not.
Ben

Pekin, IL

#5 Jan 9, 2013
nealcmh wrote:
Are heterosexual bishops who are married required to be celibate?
Marriage between husband and wife is ordained of God.

All homosexual behavior is repeatedly condemned by God in both Testaments.

Understand the difference?
Jane Dodo

Hoboken, NJ

#6 Jan 9, 2013
Ben wrote:
<quoted text>Marriage between husband and wife is ordained of God.
All homosexual behavior is repeatedly condemned by God in both Testaments.
Understand the difference?
Yes. You are definitely "different".... in a bad way.

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