Archdiocese: Catholic military chaplains will not witness same-sex weddings
Catholic World News - October 07, 2011
Reacting to the Obama administration’s decision to permit military chaplains to conduct same-sex marriages, a spokesman for the Archdiocese for the Military Services emphasized that Catholic military chaplains will never perform such ceremonies.
“Will Catholic military chaplains perform same-sex weddings?” said archdiocese spokesman Taylor Henry. “The answer to that is no. Under no circumstances will a Catholic military chaplain perform same-sex weddings.”
Henry also said that same-sex weddings will not be permitted at the Catholic chapel at West Point.
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Posted by: mgreen32234 -
Oct. 10, 2011 9:38 AM ET USA
Posted by: GymK -
Oct. 08, 2011 12:54 PM ET USA
Isn't "same sex marriage" just another name for "Sodomy"?!
Posted by: rpp -
Oct. 07, 2011 7:53 PM ET USA
I wonder how long it will be before Catholic chaplains are no longer welcome in the military, like Catholic Charities is no longer welcome to help children in Illinois.
Posted by: hartwood01 -
Oct. 07, 2011 6:11 PM ET USA
This is where following Christ's teachings will cost the Church. Hang on to your hats and pray!