The Episcopal Church's recent actions vis-a-vis homosexuality have brought about increased ethical debate and tension within the Church of England and worldwide Anglican churches. For example, while the Vatican and most of the Roman Catholic hierarchy oppose same sex marriages, there are a few Catholic theologians who support gay marriages. First posted September 07, More Modest Generational Divisions Although views on same-sex marriage are highly stratified by age, on the issue of service refusals there is greater consensus across age cohorts. LGBT topics and Islam.
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Buddhism and sexual orientation. However, many Zoroastrians, termed "reformists", eschew the teachings of the Vendidad as corruptions of Zoroaster 's original message,  claiming the rules do not conform with 'Good Words, Good Thoughts and Good Deeds', and therefore have no spiritual significance. Secular government recognition of any other union within the definition of "marriage" would therefore reflect a belief in the moral equivalence of acts between a husband and wife and acts between two men or two women; this belief is contrary to Catholic doctrinal teaching. A Proclamation to the World"lds. Conservative denominations              generally oppose same-sex sexual relations based on Old Testament and New Testament texts that describe human sexual relations as strictly heterosexual by God's design Genesis 2: Oaks of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, likened the attacks against religious people to voter intimidation against black people during the American civil rights movement.