Basic views of churches on Key issues

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Topic RC opinion Other Churches
Marriage Marriage is encouraged. It is the Encourage marriage. Creates
correct context for children (and stable relationship and commitment.
sex) as it will be born into a But it is understandable not to get
stable environment which is married (applies all churches)
provided with the commitment of
marriage. Keeps people faithful
and creates respect.
Why? The bible places great Jesus did not get married. However,
importance on marriage, it is marriage is regarded as a way of
one of the commandments not to learning how to love, respect,
commit adultery. Marriage is a appreciate comfort and care for
sacrament (a way of displaying another person.
god's love at work on the earth).
Jesus said that marriage
shouldn't be broken up (asunder)
And god is present at the
ceremony. In the ceremony you
undergo a covenant.(wedding
Divorce The bond of Marriage cannot be C of E: you can get married again
broken and husband and wife will with priests blessing.
stay connected until death (or Other: allow divorce as long as they
annulment!!!). stay committed to church
Why? Marriage happens in front of God C of E: it has to be official and they
and Husband and wife have do not want to ignore the
become "one ­ flesh". This importance of marriage
means that you are always Other: it is more loving to get people
bound. out of sad circumstances. Jesus
saved an adulterous woman.
Remarriage Do not allow remarriage as you Some churches allow it, but others
cannot break the first connection such as C of E show their
of marriage. And see "hesitance" by not allowing
remarriage as the great sin of ceremony in church.

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Marriage is a covenant and in It is the most compassionate thing
Mark 10 it says that remarriage to do.
is adultery. A sacrament.
Contraceptio Artificial contraception is Wrong. Believe it is the responsibility of the
n And that is interferes with god's people to decide when and how
greater plans. It also promotes many they children they want and
sex out of wedlock. ­ Wrong that controlling how many children
message to society. Ones that you have can be a good thing.…read more

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Genetic NO! Picking a choosing is Yes, scientists should use their
Engineering playing God, and is risky as can knowledge.
cause discrimination.
Disrespecting the sanctity of
human life
Why? Life begins at fertilization and Jesus always tried to healed
should be protected not used... people. It loves to try and cure
like any other human people or improve quality of life.
Abortion Very wrong ... it is murder. And Protestant churches generally don't
destroys something in which God agree with abortion. There are
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Human life is sacred and worthy Passive is not actively killing
of the highest respect. We are someone and can bring about a
made in God's image and should more dignified and "happy" death
not commit murder. Life is a which is controlled and their
precious gift. Jesus said that all suffering cut short.
should be valued and respected. Active is more like the act of killing
Humane vitae: you can never and very few would ever agree.…read more


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