Archive for tag: same-sex blessing

Archive pour tag : same-sex blessing

Catholic bishops in Belgium authorize prayer for committed same-sex couples

People take part in the annual Belgian LGBT Pride Parade in central Brussels

The Flemish-speaking bishops of Belgium have appointed a contact person for ministry to and with gay Catholics and have authorized prayer for committed gay couples on the condition it is clear that it is not equivalent to a wedding blessing.

The document, “Being pastorally close to homosexual persons: For a welcoming church that excludes no one,” was dated Sept. 20 and posted on the website of the Belgian bishops.
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Posted: Sept. 20, 2022 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=12522
Categories: CNSIn this article: Belgium, bishops, Catholic, human sexuality, LGBTQ, same-sex blessing
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At last, a theological row that’s about theology

It’s almost always front-page news when a bishop says something obviously true. Dr George Carey has spent most of his time in office pretending he is the spiritual leader of 70 million people in the worldwide Anglican Communion (a figure that assumes about 24 million followers in England alone).

Now, in a final gesture towards his liberal successor, he has cited the obvious, that the Communion is deeply divided over homosexuality. It has, he says, reached “crisis point”.
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Posted: Sept. 18, 2002 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=12771
Categories: News, OpinionIn this article: Anglican Communion, Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, human sexuality, same-sex blessing
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Analysis: Will sex rip apart the Church (as the Archbishop said to his flock)?

To virtually all the 70 million Anglicans spread in an arc from London to Kuala Lumpur, the name Capilano College has no significance. But, if the outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury is to be believed, the college on the Pacific shores of Canada could soon be a name as infamous for religious schism as the Diet of Worms, the Edict of Nantes or the Council of Trent.
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Posted: Sept. 18, 2002 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=12769
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican Communion, Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, human sexuality, same-sex blessing
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Sydney Anglicans going too far, says Archbishop Carey

The growing split between factions of the worldwide Anglican Communion has reached “crisis proportions” and the issue of homosexuality is tearing the church apart, the outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, has said.

In his swansong address as president of the Anglican Consultative Council, Dr Carey also took a swipe at the Sydney Diocese for its drive to allow lay people to give Holy Communion.
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Posted: Sept. 18, 2002 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=12767
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican Communion, Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, human sexuality, lay presidency, same-sex blessing
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Carey warns of ‘crisis’ over gays

The issue of homosexuality could push the Anglican Church to the brink, the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned.

Dr George Carey said divisions in the Church had reached “crisis” point.

In a farewell address as president of the Anglican Consultative Council, a senior church body, he warned of the danger of breakaway groups emerging.
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Posted: Sept. 17, 2002 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=12775
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican Communion, Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, human sexuality, same-sex blessing
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Gay issue puts Anglican unity at risk, says Carey

The retiring archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, yesterday warned of the risk of fragmentation in the 70 million-strong worldwide Anglican communion, of which he is the nominal leader, on the issue of homosexuality in the church.
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Posted: Sept. 17, 2002 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=12773
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican Communion, Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, human sexuality, same-sex blessing
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