Posts Tagged ‘Church of Sweden’

Church of Sweden to decide about priest who refuses to seal same-sex marriage

Thursday, November 17th, 2022

Next week, the Synod of the Church of Sweden is to vote on a motion that sparked intense debate among believers. The main question is: should priests who object to sealing a same-sex marriage be stripped from their authority? In Sweden, priests have the authority to seal marriages as official registrars. Thus, the union they Read more

Swedish PM tries forcing priests to celebrate gay marriage

Monday, June 26th, 2017

The Swedish Prime Minister says he and his party think all Swedish Church priests should celebrate same-sex marriages. They should have to celebrate these marriages regardless of their personal views, he says. Stefan Lofven says as they are members of Sweden’s State church which agreed in a recent Synod that it would support same sex Read more