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Sunday, June 3, 2012

LDS Church and Homosexuality

There seems to be a general lack of understanding about the LDS position on homosexuality. This is the official statement about it, which is an interview between the Public Affairs Department of the LDS Church and two General Authorities. In essence, God ordained marriage between a man and a woman. Breitbart has a Mormon writing for them now who discussed this topic also. The conclusion:
The progressive goal of legal marriage for the LGBT community among liberal Mormons is not in agreement with the doctrine of the LDS Church. Perhaps these members confuse the doctrine -- which never changes -- with culture or Church policy, which does change from time to time. Do not expect this position to change, especially since the Church considers this doctrinal issue of sufficient importance to seek a Constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman.
This touches back on what I said a week ago about there being a difference between the gospel (or doctrine), the Church and its leadership, and Mormon culture.

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