Church of England lifts ban on gay bi...

Church of England lifts ban on gay bishops

There are 18 comments on the Tri-cityherald.com story from Jan 4, 2013, titled Church of England lifts ban on gay bishops. In it, Tri-cityherald.com reports that:

The House of Bishops put out a statement confirming that gay clergy in civil partnerships will be eligible for appointment as bishops, if they remain celibate.

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“The Kingdom of God Begins NOW!”

Since: May 07

The Mountain Empire

#1 Jan 5, 2013
Thank God we have roboblogger!

“For this reason...”

Since: Feb 10

Marriage = Man + Woman 4 Life

#2 Jan 5, 2013
MiddleWay wrote:
Thank God we have roboblogger!
Thank God Topix replaced our lesboblogger with roboblogger.
He is Coming Soon

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#3 Jan 5, 2013
The fall of mainstream Protestantism into APOSTASY!
www.scribd.com/doc/22629976 ...
What

Ava, MO

#4 Jan 5, 2013
"Church of England lifts ban on gay bishops"

Yes Church of ENGLAND, not Church of the Living CHRIST.

“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#5 Jan 5, 2013
WotMeWorry wrote:
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Thank God Topix replaced our lesboblogger with roboblogger.
LOL, although "robo" can't tell episcopal from Episcopalian, at least it doesn't have a gay agenda!
crzzzd

Ellwood City, PA

#7 Jan 5, 2013
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Bring out the dancing Girls

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Since: Feb 10

Marriage = Man + Woman 4 Life

#8 Jan 5, 2013
Joe DeCaro wrote:
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LOL, although "robo" can't tell episcopal from Episcopalian!
Lesbo could not even tell episcopal issues from GLBT issues

“The Kingdom of God Begins NOW!”

Since: May 07

The Mountain Empire

#9 Jan 6, 2013
WotMeWorry wrote:
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Lesbo could not even tell episcopal issues from GLBT issues
We care about people, that's what always throws you off.

LOL....

“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#10 Jan 6, 2013
MiddleWay wrote:
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We care about people ...
... until they disagree with you and TEC, then they become "irrelevant".

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#11 Jan 7, 2013
MiddleWay wrote:
Thank God we have roboblogger!
This determination is ridiculous on the part of the Anglican Church. Now they are damned if they do and damned if they don't. What they have managed to do is to introduce the previous catch-22 into their canonical law.

It is sort of Monty-Pythonish.

You can be a homosexual in a civil union. But, you cannot enjoy the intimate benefits of the union that you have sought to have legalized!- if you are to be a bishop.

Ridiculous. Straddling the experiential/theological fence to the point of obvious intellectual dishonesty.

Rev. Ken

“The Kingdom of God Begins NOW!”

Since: May 07

The Mountain Empire

#12 Jan 7, 2013
RevKen wrote:
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This determination is ridiculous on the part of the Anglican Church. Now they are damned if they do and damned if they don't. What they have managed to do is to introduce the previous catch-22 into their canonical law.
It is sort of Monty-Pythonish.
You can be a homosexual in a civil union. But, you cannot enjoy the intimate benefits of the union that you have sought to have legalized!- if you are to be a bishop.
Ridiculous. Straddling the experiential/theological fence to the point of obvious intellectual dishonesty.
Rev. Ken
Straddling the fence certainly puts pressure where it counts and is not too comfortable after some time.

They'll wise up after they see step one is a catch-22....

“The Kingdom of God Begins NOW!”

Since: May 07

The Mountain Empire

#13 Jan 7, 2013
Joe DeCaro wrote:
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... until they disagree with you and TEC, then they become "irrelevant".
That would be the roman bunch.

Ask any roman how relevant to their daily lives Benny is, or the Curia, etc.....

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#14 Jan 7, 2013
MiddleWay wrote:
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Straddling the fence certainly puts pressure where it counts and is not too comfortable after some time.
They'll wise up after they see step one is a catch-22....
I suppose you are right.

Monty Python cut [its] teeth in the gum of hilarious irony.

Perhaps they understand that exposure is a necessary part and step in the process.

Rev. Ken
Think Again

Coats, NC

#15 Jan 7, 2013
MiddleWay wrote:
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Straddling the fence certainly puts pressure where it counts and is not too comfortable after some time.
You would know. But I thought your type likes those sorts of things.

“The Kingdom of God Begins NOW!”

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The Mountain Empire

#16 Jan 8, 2013
Think Again wrote:
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You would know. But I thought your type likes those sorts of things.
What's my type? Heterosexual? Married? Must be that nasty Episcopal.

LOL..........
god is good

London, UK

#17 Aug 4, 2014
MiddleWay wrote:
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We care about people, that's what always throws you off.
LOL....
Very charitable of you, do you actually care about God and how many of your congregation will be led perilously astray by you rotten leadership???
True Christian witness

Slick, OK

#18 Aug 10, 2014
When you deliberately disregard the teachings of Jesus, and teach what is bad is good, and what is good is bad, you know who your god is, and if you don't, it 's not the true God of the Bible. It's the god of your religion, the god of this world, as Jesus taught.
2 Corinthians 4:4
Genesis 3:5

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#19 Aug 11, 2014
True Christian witness wrote:
When you deliberately disregard the teachings of Jesus, and teach what is bad is good, and what is good is bad, you know who your god is, and if you don't, it 's not the true God of the Bible. It's the god of your religion, the god of this world, as Jesus taught.
2 Corinthians 4:4
Genesis 3:5
The voice of hypocritical experience.

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