This is a list of Christian denominational positions on homosexuality. The issue of homosexuality and Christianity is a subject of ongoing theological debate within and between Christian denominations and this list seeks to summarise the various official positions. Within denominations, many members may hold somewhat differing views on and even differing definitions of homosexuality. The Seventh-day Adventist Church is opposed to same-sex sexual practices and relationships on the grounds that "sexual intimacy belongs only within the marital relationship of one man and one woman.
Mormon church says ruling won't alter stance on marriage
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All sessions of the conference are streamed live online so that members all over the world can tune in. But he made clear that showing love for all does not signal a shift in the religion's long-held stance against gay marriage, despite the Supreme Court's historic ruling that declared it a right in all 50 states. He reiterated that church teachings indicate that marriage should be reserved solely for heterosexual men and women. The latest declaration of opposition to same-sex marriage is hardly surprising. It comes two years after the LDS Church made controversial changes to its handbook on the subject.
Latest: Mormon leader says view on gay marriage unchanged
Reuters - On a frosty December night last year, about two dozen guests slipped into the Alta Club, a century-old private retreat a block away from the temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that dominates Salt Lake City. Two men, who didn't know each other, were the reason for the dinner: church lobbyist Bill Evans and gay rights leader Rick Jacobs. Evans was a point man for the church's successful effort to pass California's gay marriage ban, known as Prop 8, in Jacobs, leader of Courage Campaign, produced a commercial against the ban showing Mormon missionaries ransacking the home of a lesbian couple. Politics was not on the agenda - just getting to know each other.