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Originally posted by The_Seeker
You know what, why is it that the General population and the Church think that they have a say in this.
I mean really whom are they to have a say on who this person or that gets to sleep with.
And agreed The church really should be looking in its own back yard before it starts throwing stones. (Biggest bunch of Paedophiles in the world all converged into one little group... why dont they get arrested)
Originally posted by WARBREAD
The pope should pull the spoon from his a$$. He's a closet homosexual anyway.
No offense to gay folks, but "marriage" is a religious ceremony. If whatever religion doesn't want you married, why would you want to par-take in their ceremony? Pretty whishy-washy if you ask me.
Civil / legal unions for gay people should be allowed. They deserve the same rights as anyone else, wedding ceremony or not. The fact that they can't be married flys in the face of the constitution. Separation of church and state.
Originally posted by poedxsoldiervet
Originally posted by GorehoundLarry
Those who disagree with same sex marriage are ignorant fools.
It's time to grow up and become civilized beings.
Way to go buddy thats away to converts over to your side call em names, rascists, or bigots, something you leftys are good at.
Originally posted by whaaa
POPE Benedict XVI has called laws ignoring the difference between the sexes an "attack'' on creation just days after Portugal moved to legalise gay marriage.
Originally posted by spinalremain
Why are so many people questioning why the Pope is commenting on this? Has everyone forgotten that marriage is a sacrament? It's his job to comment on these issues. If the pope isnt commenting on religeous sacraments, then whats he supposed to comment on?
Just because you want gays to be allowed to get married doesn't mean that the pope isn't allowed to voice his opinion. No one is telling you that you have to abide by anything. Relax guys.
Originally posted by FeralMonkeyMagic
reply to post by whaaa
In all honesty, marriage is a religious way of expressing the union of a man and woman. This union has always been with a male and a female, as was stipulated in the religious texts in question. Two dudes can't make a baby, nor can two chicks. It's just "science" lol.
If they want to be together, that's fine, but they have to understand that as marriage and it's laws are based on religion and the fact that it is only between male and female, they cannot be "married" as such, merely "together".
Doesn't mean they can't live happily together! just means that if they want to be married, it will be outside the concept that marriage was originally created in. HArsh realities im afraid.
Who says that they need to be married to be happy anways? surely a state of mind akin to being "partners" would suffice, as it does for many people across the globe.