Swedish PM wants to get rid of all church ministers who don’t want to conduct same-sex weddings
Posted on 5th, July 2017
Swedish church ministers have been told they cannot “refuse to marry same-sex couples”.
The country’s Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, made the comments during a recent wide-ranging interview.
Marriage was redefined in the country in 2009.
The Church of Sweden’s official stance is that “no priest should be obliged to officiate at the wedding of a same-sex couple.”
But motions do state that the Church offers both heterosexual and same-sex marriage ceremonies.
The interview is available to read here.