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Monday, July 10, 2017
Transgender "ceremony" to be given by church
(BBC) - The Church of England's governing body has voted to look into
special services for transgender people.
Supporters of the services said the Church should offer a welcome to people to mark their transition.
Others have suggested the services would be counter to parts of the Bible that state that humans are created as either male or female.
The Church's four-day general synod meeting in York started on Friday.
The motion recognised the need for transgender people to be "welcomed and affirmed" in their parish church.
Chris Newlands, the vicar of Lancaster Priory church, posed the motion as a way of the Church
welcoming people who suffer from transphobia in society.
Mr Newlands said he would speak on behalf of the transgender community, as there were no transgender people in the synod.
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weird , as somethings go in the land
July 10, 2017 at 8:39 AM
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