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National Cathedral to
perform same-sex weddings

Associated Press, by Brett Zongker

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Posted By:Ribicon, 1/9/2013 12:43:55 AM

Washington — The Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin performing same-sex marriages. Cathedral officials tell The Associated Press the church will be among the first Episcopal congregations to implement a new rite of marriage for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender members. The church will announce its new policy Wednesday. As the nation´s most prominent church, the decision carries huge symbolism. The 106-year-old cathedral has long been a spiritual center for the nation, hosting presidential inaugural services and funerals for Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford. It draws hundreds of thousands

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Knocking down the underpinnings, one by one. Next frontier would be what, performing the sacrament of abortion?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Now or Never, 1/9/2013 12:54:06 AM     (No. 9106249)

Good Grief !

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 1/9/2013 1:07:54 AM     (No. 9106260)

Next they will sacrifice a pig up front.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: flatwater, 1/9/2013 1:31:24 AM     (No. 9106272)

It´s okay. There isn´t a genuine tenet of Christianity that the Episcopal Church hasn´t abandoned yet, anyway.

Soon they´ll have Episcopal "priests" performing partial birth abortions while sodomizing goats and chanting praises to Beelzebub. They´re just that "inclusive."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: veritas, 1/9/2013 1:58:06 AM     (No. 9106283)

"Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it."
~~ William Penn

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Reply 5 - Posted by: aasilver, 1/9/2013 2:05:15 AM     (No. 9106287)

..and when will they begin officiating at polygamous marriages for Muslims.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 1/9/2013 2:11:23 AM     (No. 9106296)

If I were an Episcopalian, I would be searching for a new denomination really soon....like yesterday.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/9/2013 2:39:39 AM     (No. 9106307)

IF the National Cathedral were Christian, this would be devastating. Since it isn´t and hasn´t been for quite some time, it´s merely sad.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: steveW, 1/9/2013 2:41:34 AM     (No. 9106309)

Whoever thinks the Left is going to stop with this when "gay marriage" is imposed everywhere has no idea what their agenda is. Next up in the faux "equal rights" charade will be group marriage, polygamy (especially the Muslim variety), pedophilia, and any version of polyamory that enables the break up the traditional family (as all Daddy and Mommy functions are to be replaced by the Beneficent State led by Dear Leader). Resistance to this radical transformation of the culture will be declared a hate crime, as will "I now pronounce you man and wife". Just wait.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/9/2013 2:45:39 AM     (No. 9106313)

What´s next, beheadings on the National Mall right next to the Smithsonian?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/9/2013 3:54:30 AM     (No. 9106351)

Past time to return to Ethics and Morals in the curriculum. When you don´t teach these impotant rules of living you invite behaviors to revert to animal levels.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: juststop, 1/9/2013 4:52:49 AM     (No. 9106371)

Revolting....Crass


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Reply 12 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 1/9/2013 5:09:05 AM     (No. 9106375)

Two interesting, informative, but lengthy reads relevant to this article:

Barna Group 2003 survey of American moral behavior:

http://www.barna.org/barna-update/article/5-barna-update/129-morality-continues-to-decay


Article on situation ethics by Dave Miller Ph.D.:

http://www.apologeticspress.org/apcontent.aspx?category=7&article=1064




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Reply 13 - Posted by: razorx22, 1/9/2013 7:10:10 AM     (No. 9106467)

#12 - Thank you for your links.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: noproblems, 1/9/2013 7:28:20 AM     (No. 9106488)

there must be a least two episcopals left.

apparently being gay is how they will grow as a "religion". dont think they can be called a christain religion. sorta church of whats happening now.

sad to watch the decline of this country

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Reply 15 - Posted by: MattMusson, 1/9/2013 9:24:42 AM     (No. 9106689)

Now you know why the Founding Fathers wanted to separate Church and State. Not to protect the State from Church influence. But, to protect the Church from State influence.

Everywhere the State runs the Church - the State uses the Church for it´s own political ends. And, the Church ceases to matter in people´s lives.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/9/2013 10:07:17 AM     (No. 9106762)

The only thing worse than the King deciding what is right and wrong, is an established church voting on what constitutes right and wrong. The Anglican Church has had both.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/9/2013 10:37:04 AM     (No. 9106826)

I see a near future increase in conversions to the Catholic Church.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Democracy First, 1/9/2013 11:26:13 AM     (No. 9106904)

This is an abomination. Ø will soon force all churches to do the same. Eastern Orthodox churches are attracting more and more people wanting traditional Christianity, without accretions and "new interpretations" of Scripture of which the 22,000 protestant sects are so fond. G back to the original. Seek Christ in the Orthodox church. It is called orthodox for a reason.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Momma Walton, 1/9/2013 12:03:56 PM     (No. 9107012)

This is an abomination! God´s Word never changes! God is the same yesterday/today/ forever! God does not change His mind.

Americans are accountable for what we allow!

Judgment begins with the House of God!

We are dealing with Satan, here as well as abroad!

Pray God´s Love/Grace fall upon those who seek to disclaim His authority. They are looking for Love in all the wrong places!

All are accountable for our actions as well as our "influence" upon others. Tough Love is needed here. more concerned about the feelings of others rather than their souls. Sin is real/evident in America today! We have lost our "first love", have "settled" for Satan´s deception.

God is not mocked, what we sow, we will reap. Homosexuality as well as abortion come against God. He will have the last Word. Depart from Me, for I "never" knew you.

Heaven awaits those who stand for God´s authority. Pray for those denying His way, setting God as being old-fashioned, not involved in today´s world, which is being controlled by the anti-Christ spirit, denying God´s Word (Bible) that has stood the test of time for everyone who has gone before US!

President Obama approves Satan´s plan. He is not God. He will be held accountable, as well as all who seek more to please man rather than God.



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Reply 20 - Posted by: Happy Trails, 1/9/2013 12:11:00 PM     (No. 9107021)

Today, in the news here, we have the church of sodomy, the altar of baal where the babies are sacrificed, the church of barry is worshipped, and that other church, where judgement is reserved for the wicked. See all of the above, coming to a future, near you.

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