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Bishop Authorizes Gender-Neutral Baptisms for Gay Couples

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A Catholic diocese in northeastern France is endorsing new “gender-neutral” language in ecclesiastical baptismal registers after the bishop issued a letter recommending the removal of all references to “father” and “mother.” The traditional terms for parents will be replaced on a default basis with “the name of the parents or other holders of parental authority.” The bishop of Langres defended the new […]