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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced on Thursday that it was reversing its controversial policy that classified people in same-sex marriages as "apostates. The policy had divided the church, and many members felt it punished children.
During the video interview, Elder Christofferson said he is sympathetic to the questions that have arisen from the new policy. Marriage between a man and a woman was instituted by God and is central to His plan for His children and for the well-being of society.
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Juliet Vedral To be sure, Christians throughout the world are grappling with divisions within their churches over homosexuality. Archived from the original on 14 February Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. In Septemberthe College of Bishops met for three days. Main article: Church of Nigeria.
Specifically, he demanded to know if Church of England clergy who married a same-sex partner would be disciplined or defrocked. The Church of South India , although divided in opinion like many Anglican provinces, has many outspoken clergy in favour of rights for same-sex couples.
In , the Most Reverend John Sentamu , Archbishop of York , told a lay preacher , Jeremy Timm, that if he persisted with plans to marry his long-time partner, his licence to preach in Anglican churches would be revoked.