Tag: Different Kinds

Celibate Civil Partnerships

Over the past week I’ve been pondering whether it’s useful trying to distinguish between two different kinds of same-sex “relationship” in relation to the on-going dialogue (debate? argument? all-out war?) in the Church of England over clergy and Civil Partnerships.

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A Question for the Lawyers

Here’s a question for the legal ones amongst you. Let’s say we get gender-neutral marriage. Will the wife of a woman who gives birth be allowed to register the birth of her wife’s child? If so, does that implicitly mean

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New Amendments on Equality Bill

Simon Sarmiento at Thinking Anglicans has highlighted a new amendment to the Equality Bill which will be presented at the Third Reading in the Lords. This amendment just tidies up the law as regards registering a religious premises. Nothing in

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Some more thoughts on progressing from NEAC

Chris Sugden of Anglican Mainstream has written a useful reply in this week’s CEN to Stephen Kuhrt’s piece last week about whether the CEEC is now just a conservative evangelical navel-gazing body (or words to that effect). Chris writes: Stephen

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