(Worthy News) - Karl Kreile and Bodo Mende – two civil servants from Berlin – became the first gay couple to marry in Germany on Sunday after parliament voted in June to allow lesbian and gay couples to marry and adopt children.
Berlin Mayor Michael Müller congratulated the couples and described the first gay nuptials as a "historic event."
"Marriage for all is a milestone on the path to full legal and social equality," Müller said in a statement on Friday ahead of the weddings, lauding the gay and lesbian community and those "who fought for many years" for their rights.
Polls show around 75 percent of Germans in favor of gay marriage. [ Source: Deutche Welle (Read More...) ]
Luke 17:28-30, 32 Likewise, even as it was in the days of Lot: they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built; but in the day that Lot went out from Sodom, it rained fire and sulfur from the sky, and destroyed them all. It will be the same way in the day that the Son of Man is revealed. Remember Lot’s wife!
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