Rowan on Same-Sex Marriage

Here’s what he actually said.

But more recently, questions about human rights have begun to give anxiety to some religious communities who feel that alien cultural standards are somehow being imposed – particularly in regard to inherited views of marriage and family.  And so we face the worrying prospect of a gap opening up between . . . → Read More: Rowan on Same-Sex Marriage

Stirrings in Salisbury

An interesting news item posted on the Salisbury Diocese website together with the content of Bishop Nick Holtam’s address to the Diocesan Synod.

The Bishop of Sherborne, the Archdeacon of Dorset and I met with 10 clergy from Dorset who had contacted me following my remarks on same-sex relationships in an interview published in The Times on . . . → Read More: Stirrings in Salisbury

Christopher Biggins on Same-Sex Marriage

Who’s have thought? Time for an #I’mwithBiggins campaign?

Human Sexuality Group invites Submissions

The game is on!

The group chaired by Sir Joseph Pilling to advise the House of Bishops on the Church of England’s approach to human sexuality has invited submissions. Written submissions can be sent, to arrive by 31 May, to: Sexuality Working Group, c/o Central Secretariat, Church House, Gt Smith Street, London SW1P 3AZ or sexualityworkinggroup@churchofengland.org. . . . → Read More: Human Sexuality Group invites Submissions

Same-Sex Marriage affecting Other-Sex Marriage

An interesting comment in the previous thread looking at these issues from the experience of South Africa which has had a unified marriage law for quite a few years.

First our context. Gay marriage was legalised in South Africa through the Civil Union Act 2006, which was passed by Parliament in response to a Constitutional . . . → Read More: Same-Sex Marriage affecting Other-Sex Marriage

Coalition for Marriage

News today of the launch of a new campaign in response to the Government’s soon to be announced consultation on same-sex marriage. Coalition for Marriage is headlined by former Archbishop George Carey, the former Lord Chancellor Lord Mackay, seven cross party MPs and four currently serving Diocesan Bishops. I would expect the key names on . . . → Read More: Coalition for Marriage

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