Tag: Couples

Advertising Standards Authority ‘Persecutes Cranmer’

This is extraordinary! Apparently there have been a number of complaints about one of the advertisements His Grace carried on behalf of the Coalition for Marriage. He has been sent all manner of official papers, formal documentation and threatening notices

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The London Letter

Changing Attitude today published the text of a letter that was referred to in a piece in the London Times. It was signed by 120 or so clergy (not all of whom are parish priests or full-time stipended clergy) and

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Celibacy Whilst Unmarried Leads to Better Sex

It’s official! Amazed I miss this one last week. Scientists at the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University, in Utah interviewed 2,035 married people about when they first had sex with their partner. Analysis of the results showed

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Sexuality and Slavery – Part Five

Back in the summer I began a series examining the Biblical passages around homosexual behaviour with a view to approaching the texts afresh to explore whether some of theology that I currently have was in any sense assumptive. You can

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Saving Money

Given that we’re all tightening our belts at the moment, and the Government (soon to be ex-Government if my vote has any say in it) has admitted that there will have to be budget cuts, may I suggest the following

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Marriage and Baptism

See, here’s the problem with the latest outpouring of “pastoral sensitivity” from the Church of England. On the one hand the official guidance says: In some of those instances where couples seeking a church wedding already have children, the couple

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