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German Priests, Defying Pope, Offer to Bless Same-Sex Unions

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released in March with the pope’s approval.However, scores of German clergy have taken a stand that same-sex relationships are not sinful, and they plan to bless these unions in services set for Monday and the surrounding days, CBS News reports.“In view of the refusal of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith to bless homosexual partnerships, we raise our voices and say: We will continue to accompany people who enter into a binding partnership in the future and bless their relationship,” says a statement issued by a German Catholic group called Love Wins.“We do not refuse a blessing ceremony," the statement added. "We do this in our responsibility as pastors, who promise people at important moments in their lives the blessings that.

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