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Mormon Church Makes Same-Sex Couples Apostates

posted on November 6, 2015

At The Washington Post, Sarah Pulliam Bailey reports, “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new policy in its handbook stating that children living in a same-sex household may not be blessed as babies or baptized until they are 18.” The change comes as the LDS Church also specifies that same-sex couples are apostates. Pulliam Bailey writes “that once natural or adopted children living in a same-sex household reach 18, they may disavow the practice of same-sex cohabitation or marriage and stop living within the household. If the individual follows those two rules, they may request approval to be baptized, confirmed, ordained to the church priesthood and recommended for missionary service with the permission of the faith’s highest leaders, the First Presidency.”

Read at The Washington Post