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THE HOLY Synod said yesterday it opposed draft legislation which regulates cremation and allows civil partnerships, and seemed to hint strongly it still upheld a mediaeval objection to the attendance in church of menstruating women.It also said the church opposed a proposed change in schools which would see students no longer obliged to take religious studies. Speaking about civil partnerships, Paphos Metropolitan Georgios said that laws cannot determine what is right and wrong and that the church could not condone any partnership outside of an official church wedding.“The church cannot accept the cohabitation of people of the same sex because Holy Scripture speaks of two sexes, male and female, that God created,” he said... 62 comments