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originally posted by: eluryh22
a reply to: StallionDuck
From what I see, most people don't understand the distinction between tolerance and acceptance.
originally posted by: Sublimecraft
a reply to: Milah
Since the catholic "church" is not a set of bricks, nor the Vatican hierarchy surrounded by and adorned in insane riches and wealth, maybe the real church - the people - should all get a vote to see what the planet of catholics has to say about whether the Catechism should be reviewed to support gay marriage/rights or not.
I wonder if the results of that global vote would be contrary or supportive of what the TV and internet is saying?
originally posted by: Barcs
Gay marriage will eventually be approved by the church. Jesus never spoke out against it, it doesn't contradict anything aside from some archaic verses in the old testament from 3000+ years ago that are filled with all kinds of unrealistic outdated commandments. There's really no logical reason to keep a viewpoint that is so archaic. It's like arguing for slavery because it used to be part of our culture. Treating other people unfairly is wrong, regardless of individual belief systems.
Jesus didn't speak out against pedophilia as well, but do you really think he would have been ok with it?
On what authority can you say that people shouldn't believe in an "archaic" viewpoint? Keep in mind that we have philosophies and sciences that would be considered "archaic" as well.
originally posted by: Ignatian
a reply to: Barcs
There will never be female priests, and The Catholic Church will never condone same sex, so called "marriage".
2 people of the same gender cannot have "sex". They are mutually masterbating, plain and simple.
Period. End of story.