Legal proceedings and legislative action in a number of countries have given civil recognition to same-sex marriage relationships, and the question of same-sex marriage continues to be widely debated. Marriage between a man and a woman was instituted by God and is central to His plan for His children and for the well-being of society. Strong families, guided by a loving mother and father, serve as the fundamental institution for nurturing children, instilling faith, and transmitting to future generations the moral strengths and values that are important to civilization and crucial to eternal salvation. Changes in the civil law do not, indeed cannot, change the moral law that God has established. God expects us to uphold and keep His commandments regardless of divergent opinions or trends in society. His law of chastity is clear: sexual relations are proper only between a man and a woman who are legally and lawfully wedded as husband and wife.
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Photograhter Neil DaCosta talked with us about his photo series, discussing its message, the process and why it's still getting so much attention. Any other sexual relations, including those between persons of the same gender, are sinful and undermine the divinely created institution of the family. The Church accordingly affirms defining marriage as the legal and lawful union between a man and a woman. They were able to call upon their members to do so. I personally think that is why it passed.
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The policy change adds to a long list of significant moves made by church President Russell M. Nelson during his first two years as he builds a transformative legacy. The year-old Nelson said in a news release that women can now serve as witnesses at baptisms for the living and dead and at a ceremony inside church temples for married couples called a sealing, which the faith believes unites the couple for eternity.
The news Thursday that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will now allow children of same-sex couples to be baptized led to a robust discussion on our site among church members, long known as Mormons, and those who grew up in the church but have since left. Some inside the church praised the decision, which reversed a former policy, and the ability of its leaders to evolve their thinking on social issues. But dozens more readers who were raised in the church but had left it over its positions on L.