Flemish Bishops Defy Vatican, Allow Blessing Same-Sex Unions

Roman Catholic bishops from Belgium’s Flanders region issued a document on Tuesday permitting the blessing of same-sex unions — in direct contrast to the Vatican’s ruling on the matter.The document was published on the Bishops’ Conference of Belgium website, and listed a ritual which would include a prayer and a final “ben …

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