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National Cathedral in Washington, DC to Implement Same-Sex Wedding Ceremony

January 9th, 2013
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cathe5Disgusting news from our nation’s capital…this time in regard to the so-called “National Cathedral” which is actually a congregation in the Episcopal Church-USA (ECUSA). They will be one of the first congregations in the ECUSA to use a newly crafted same-sex wedding ceremony. Here are the “oh so sensitive and pious” blatherings from the false-teacher who leads this congregation.

National Cathedral to host 1st same-sex weddings

By By BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press – 2 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin hosting 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. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his last sermon there in 1968. The cathedral draws hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.

In light of the legality of same-sex marriage in the District of Columbia and now Maryland, the Rt. Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, the Episcopal bishop of Washington, decided in December to allow an expansion of the Christian marriage sacrament. The diocese covers the district and four counties in Maryland. The change is allowed under a “local option” granted by the church’s General Convention, church leaders said. Each priest in the diocese can then decide whether to perform same-sex unions.

The Very Rev. Gary Hall, the cathedral’s dean, said performing same-sex marriages is an opportunity to break down barriers and build a more inclusive community “that reflects the diversity of God’s world.”

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  1. January 9th, 2013 at 12:13 | #1

    So what we have here is a dying secular denomination led by flattering, smooth-talking false pastors and bishops who will call upon a God they clearly do not believe in to bless a marriage that is not a marriage which takes place in one of America’s most crime-riddled and dysfunctional cities.

    Somehow I find it oddly appropriate. “Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?”

  2. Adolfo
    January 9th, 2013 at 12:22 | #2

    Kyrie eleison! Lord have mercy!!

  3. CRB
    January 9th, 2013 at 15:31 | #3

    “as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. 38 For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark,.” – Matthew 24:37-38 (NKJV)

    Although Jesus speaks of marrying and giving in marriage, I don’t believe this abomination is what He’s talking about. It sures seems, though, that “the coming of the Son of Man” is very close, even though we don’t know when that will be. Still, our prayer is a constant, “Come, Lord Jesus!”

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