Fürst insists children need a mother and a father Premium25 June 2015 | by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt
Same-sex civil partnerships are not the equivalent of marriage especially as far as adopting children is concerned, according to Bishop Gebhard Fürst of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, seen as one of Germany’s most liberal bishops, writes Christa Pongratz-Lippitt. While he was against all forms of discrimination against homosexuals, and convinced they must be welcomed pastorally, he believed it “good and necessary” for a child to be brought up by a mother and a father. Being brough
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