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Ancient Christian Church Performed #GayMarriages? Historian’s Claims Spark Controversy
The surprising claims of a respected historian regarding the ancient Christian church’s stance on gay marriage sparked controversy recently in advance of a new publishing of the book that originally championed the claims.
John Boswell was an openly gay, Catholic historian and professor at Yale University. A good period of his career involved advocating that the early Christian church often conducted ceremonies joining two men together in ritualistic unions.
Televangelist Pat Robertson says that the gay community is out to “destroy” the church, the military, marriage and businesses.
“The gay community wants an affirmation of the way they do sex,” Robertson told his 700 Club viewers. “And they’re willing, first of all, to destroy the church, if need be, then to destroy the military, if need be, then to destroy marriage, if need be, and then to destroy businesses, if need be. In order to have an affirmation of the fact that the way they perform sex acts is acceptable by the society.”
Robertson added that he fears Christians will go to jail for attempting to save gays from going to hell.
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Pat Robertson On #Transgender Community: ‘I Don’t Think There’s Any Sin Associated With That’
Pat Robertson has said a lot of shocking things, but his latest comment about the transgender community might be the most surprising yet.
The 83-year-old televangelist sat down on Sunday for the “Bring It Online” advice portion of his Christian Broadcasting Network show, “The 700 Club.” A viewer named David wrote in asking how he should refer to two transgender females who work in his office and have legally changed their genders. Instead of criticizing the trans individuals, Robertson approached the situation in a seemingly level-headed manner.
“If someone is #Gay and “he” searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” says Pope Francis
Pope Francis departed from his predecessors’ remarks on gay people, telling reporters today that he was not in a position to judge people based on their sexuality.
“If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” Francis asked reporters aboard a plane returning to Italy following his first trip abroad as pope to Brazil.