Anglican Church no longer Christian
RE: Anglicans battered but on the side of right (July 16)
Contrary to the editorial, the Anglican Church has ceased to be a Christian church. It is one thing to forgive sin; it is quite another to endorse it. To endorse sin, the Anglican Church must abandon natural law, since it is through natural law that moral judgments are made.
The talk about the Anglican Church “being on the side of right” is absurd. The moral analysis that leads to such a conclusion is a disguised form of “might makes right.” There is no moral or metaphysical justification for such a thing as “same-sex” marriage, and to say that there is, is to say there is nothing right or wrong, including the condemnation of it.
The moral analysis of truly Christian churches is found in natural law, and natural law finds the purpose of marriage to be procreation (hold your objections until you have researched this aspect of natural law).
Obviously, a homosexual union cannot in any circumstances result in procreation, and hence must be rejected a priori as metaphysically legitimate. A marriage is between a man and a woman because that is what a marriage simply is.
In endorsing same-sex marriage, the Anglican Church has abandoned the basis to morally condemn anyone or anything, for any reason. Vincent J. Curtis, Hamilton