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Denmark requires churches to solemnize same-sex weddings

Catholic World News - June 07, 2012

Denmark’s parliament has voted to approve a law recognizing same-sex marriage and requiring churches to solemnize them.

The law allows homosexual couples to choose the church in which they wish to marry. Individual priests may refuse to perform the ceremonies, but the local bishop of the established Evangelical Lutheran Church is required to make provisions for the weddings.

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  • Posted by: FredC - Jun. 07, 2012 8:53 PM ET USA

    The ceremony could resemble an exorcism.

  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Jun. 07, 2012 7:23 PM ET USA

    The ultimate end of Erastianism is to have no church worthy of the name. Will any Lutheran bishops go to jail rather than bow down to this infamy?

  • Posted by: sarsok8679 - Jun. 07, 2012 7:23 PM ET USA

    If Obama gets 4 more years this will happen here!

  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Jun. 07, 2012 7:18 PM ET USA

    Wow,poor Denmark! If the Norwegian bishops after 4 years still can't find a suitable liturgy to perform these pseudo marriages,it must be because they are searching the bible for words.

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