Bulgarian Orthodox Church Urges Cancelation of LGBT Parade

Society | June 17, 2013, Monday // 18:29| Views: | Comments: 6
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Bulgaria: Bulgarian Orthodox Church Urges Cancelation of LGBT Parade Pictured: the 4th annual Sofia Pride gay parade which took place in June 2011. Photo by BGNES

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church has expectedly condemned the upcoming Sofia Pride LGBT parade in the capital, claiming the event would “jeopardize the moral pillars of society.”

The Church has claimed that “homosexuality, bisexuality, and transsexuality are an unnatural and harmful violation of God’s will.”

The clerics also believe that “unnatural” relations between people of the same sex – or different sexes – would “devalue” their personality.

The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church has called upon the government to cancel the LGBT parade, which is scheduled to take place on June 22.

The event has been backed by the Ambassadors of 14 countries, including the US, Great Britain, France and Germany.

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Uchak - 18 Jun 2013 // 22:25:14

gays are treated with respect and tolerance in BG, but is it really necessary to shove the butt pirate lifestyle in everyone's face?
considering BG demographic crisis gays should be respectful and encourage family life while being tolerated, not promoting the anal brutalization lifestyle with all its degeneracy

BULERICAN - 18 Jun 2013 // 21:34:57

Wrong church rfp, perhaps a bit more education would help in your case.

Pantudi - 18 Jun 2013 // 21:12:55

Cancellation because it is a sin, or because it will be led by Stanishev and Vigenin?

sa-sha - 18 Jun 2013 // 09:34:32

Church "doesn't like" the public demonstation of the sin.

rfp - 18 Jun 2013 // 02:51:34

The church doesn't like gay. Why? Because Gays are adults. The Church likes only children. Ten is already too old for the church

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