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Elton John says Jesus would support gay marriage, even between priests
By Greg Gilman
TheWrap

Jesus was all about love, so why wouldn't he support two men who love each other getting married?

That's Elton John's logic, which he shared with the U.K.'s Sky News on Sunday when talking about global gay rights and Pope Francis, who he called "wonderful" for his tolerance of the LGBT community.

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"If Jesus Christ was alive today, I cannot see him, as the Christian person that he was and the great person that he was, saying this could not happen," John said. "He was all about love and compassion and forgiveness and trying to bring people together. And that is what the Church should be about."

John was specifically talking about gay priests getting married, and said he hopes the Church will abolish its priests' vow of celibacy, which he called an "old and stupid" tradition.

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John is in a civil partnership with filmmaker David Furnish and said he thinks they will get married next year. In the meantime, John plans on fighting for the rights of other gay men and women.

"Globally, we seem to have gone backwards in the last 18 months in certain areas," John said. "As long as I'm alive, I will fight for people's rights."

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One of those areas is Russia, where the LGBT community has been subject to increased violence since President Vladimir Putin passed a law last year banning "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors."

"I am going to Russia in November, and I will try to meet Putin and I will try and talk to him," John said. "I don't know what good it will do, though, but unless you build a bridge — it's no good putting up a wall and saying, 'I'm not talking to these people' — the only thing that gets solved is by talking to people."

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Jul 9, 2014 6:44AM
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musik,

 

You get 1 hand clap. We use that name for the largest Music Fest in the nation in Bethlehem ,PA called the Bethlehem Musik Fest. Did you take your name from that old spelling? Yes, the source is David Terrell. Did you do this as research or know of him? Good he has tents to skip around the country with, not like the stagnant fixed Churches of today. How can I be crazier? His track record prophecies are unbeatable. However, I mention I had more sources to confirm his and he don't know some of these guys. How about George Washington Visions of the USA? On my webby. He did not single out Homo as the Sign Sin. It was RG Hardy from Baltimore, MD. Sorry you can't ignore reality. I know all those fake ministers that said about Jesus' 2nd coming and blogged about them before their predictions. I saw Terrell chop tree branches off, naming each preacher as a branch as TV frauds.  I'm so used to this, I'm spoiled rotten. Last years tornado in OK named within hours before he crossed into TX. All the time. Got a list too long. Easier to try to name any event that didn't happen he didn't see. Anyhow, it would be nice to ignore but am I responsible to the USA's public & Christians to help them escape the Nuclear Fallout? It changes every day. We are judged from what we do or not do? I have 7 years on this model that none in the US have. Don't believe me, check it out. I did and what I saw was too puny and dangerous and not made for public consumption. So musik, change your tune. By the way, what your closest city - direction & range?

Jul 9, 2014 4:26AM
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The fool musik is a moron.  The can't even respond to a comment. I guess the rest must be true then. Especially about the infidel that let you live. Is that why you support gay marriage-so you father can marry his boyfriend? You must have nursed off of your father. You ain't worth talking to.
Jul 8, 2014 9:31PM
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I apologize I was rather incensed and didn't look up texts first. I hope I don't make all christians
appear foolish just because I was hasty to add my two cents worth.
It appears that Christ did not address homosexuality directly but He did uphold the mosaic law at every point and His apostles did address it directly and denounce it as sin.


Jul 8, 2014 3:48PM
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I don't know if I can put my webby on here as all of this may also be wiped out.   For those that want proof from the Bible, I can expound on that. I prove that EZ 38 & 39 is the USA which I sent out to 2000 personnel in Bible Colleges to disprove and they can't yet. Also, great personnel signs have verified this for me. Also world signs, Korea, etc. I have posted but most of you should know. You can hear the original tapes from the 70's describing the events leading up to this and they are coming fast. Also, his predecessors have added more details.

 

I wouldn't mind minding my own business as most interpret the Elton's Freedom as anything goes. However, as long as it doesn't disobey God - I'm OK. So, being forced into this from what I heard and my background - all on website, I have developed a program that enables the suburbs to escape the Nuclear Radiation that will save 500,000 lives. The death and suffering from this will make you sick just reading about it. At the time of the attack, those Homos up on the hilltops in the country towns away from the blast, will then thank God for being spared. Recall, when the sun goes dark and the moon go to blood, you can call on Jesus and he will forgive you, That will be your last chance, if you live that long.

 

Jul 8, 2014 3:46PM
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Proof - on my website, I show most all the great men of God that saw this Nuclear War.  Actually, the best USA prophet has the most details and is still alive today. For 50+ years he has seen all the major events in the world, but mostly the USA. No track record of any so called prophet can come close to this. In the south in  the 40's - 50's, this was common  among most churches. I missed this being in the NE.  However, since 1975, I was exposed. Searching the country for the best ministers on radio, I found 5, then filtered to 2, then 1.  Being scientific and math minded, these prophecies are accurate and no random chance is possible to explain this  if you know a little about probabilities. Also, being a Christian by the best in the US, I can't lie. Why should I? God would destroy me as he did others on TV as you all know that was also prophesied by our USA # 1 prophet.

 

I don't know if I can put my webby on here as all of this may also be wiped out.   For those that want proof from the Bible, I can expound on that. I prove that EZ 38 & 39 is the USA which I sent out to 2000 personnel in Bible Colleges to disprove and they can't yet. Also, great personnel signs have verified this for me. Also world signs, Korea, etc. I have posted but most of you should know. You can hear the original tapes from the 70's describing the events leading up to this and they are coming fast. Also, his predecessors have added more details.

 

 

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