Religion and homosexuality

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Relations between religion and homosexuality change with time, place, and religion. Several religions forbid homosexual acts. Others accept it. Religions that forbid homosexual acts include various divisions of Christianity, Orthodox Judaism and Islam. Hinduism accepts homosexuality and bisexuality.

Christianity and homosexuality[change | change source]

Various Christian denominations are negative about homosexuality, like the Catholic Church, Eastern Christianity, Orthodox Protestant churches, and sects like Mormonism.

They consider homosexuality and other forms of LGBT activities as sinful and contradictory with God's purpose in creating people. In the Bible homosexuality is considered a sin, for example the Book of Leviticus and the Epistle to the Romans.

Especially in Evangelical denominations the increase of LGBT activities in modern times is subscribed to the approaching end time when evil will reach its highest point.

Liberal Christian denominations and some (less) Orthodox Protestant churches have more or less accepted LGBT activities.