French Protestant Church blesses gay marriage


France’s Protestant Church on Sunday gave the green light to its around 500 vicars to bless same-sex couples if they wish to have their union recognised in a temple.
An overwhelming 94 out of 100 delegates of the “Union of Protestant Churches in France” (EPUdF) voted to allow gay marriage to be blessed with only three against.
However, vicars opposed to the practice will not be forced to bless gay couples in their churches.
Same-sex marriages were legalised in France in May 2013.
In secular France, marriages in church have to be proceeded by a civil ceremony in a town hall.
The EPUdF, the main …Read More

Source:: New Mail