Orthodox Judaism maintains the traditional Jewish bans on both sexual acts and marriage amongst members of the same sex. While the Biblical passages mentioned above do not define the institution of marriage, Genesis 2: Buddhism and sexual orientation. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 15 million members believes that marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and that children are entitled to be raised by a mother and a father who honor their marital vows with complete fidelity. LGBT matters and religion.
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Religious views on same-sex marriage
Either way it is illustrative of something that is the case for all of us: Genesis 19 Sodom has become so associated with homosexual conduct that its name was for many ears a byword for it. At the United States Unitarian Universalist General Assemblydelegates voted overwhelmingly that they would perform same-sex marriage ceremonies, and the church has been performing weddings with and without state sanction ever since. This is his present-day judgment against sin. Retrieved June 17, Thai Theravada Buddhists over million membersbeing the more conservative wing of Buddhism are less supportive of gay rights and marriages. While self-identified theological liberal organizations such as the Religious Society of Friends Quakerssupport same-sex marriage, other more conservative and or orthodox organizations including some Mennonite churches, the Church of the Brethrenthe Old Catholic Church and the Church of Sweden  also support marriage rights for gay and lesbian persons.
They were punished for sexual sin along with the other sins of which they were guilty. We ask for a reality without him and he gives us a taster of it. It is one example of what is wrong with all of us. Archived from the original on October 11, They felt free to differ with each other; this is evidence of the liveliness of the debate, made possible by the fact that Hinduism has no one hierarchy or leader. Pope John Paul IIthen head of the Roman Catholic church, criticized same-sex marriage  when it was introduced in the Netherlands in