There is nothing new under the sun, and that goes without saying for Bishops attempting to make an argument for same-sex marriage. The latest to have a go is Nick Holtam, the Bishop of Salisbury. In a letter to Lord …

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Here’s an interesting idea. Wait until you see who wrote it. So there’s one aspect of the pro-gay-marriage brief that deserves a mental asterisk. A second argument that has always been a bit weak has been the attempt to minimise …

Fast-track to Polygamy? Read more »

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I’m not going to rehash all the arguments you’ve heard over the last 24 hours. Instead, let me simply ask some pertinent questions. Will churches be allowed to turn away same-sex married couples from marriage enrichment courses? Will the Church …

Same-Sex Marriage Read more »

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The ruling on the Wilkinson B&B Case is out and you can read it below. Click to access black-wilkinson-judgment-18102012.pdf The verdict was that the Wilkinsons discriminated directly and indirectly against Black and Morgan. The judge essentially ruled that since the …

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Go and read Lisa Nolland’s latest piece on Anglican Mainstream. It’s informative, it handles the paper being reported fairly, it cites correctly. There is a rather modified account given of the research above in Kimberly Balsam and Theodore Beauchaine, Esther …

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Given that the State of New York has legalised marriage between people of the same sex, the Bishop of Long Island has issued a very interesting letter. In many, if not all states, the ordained person acts also (and sometimes …

Long Island (NY) Bishop on Same-sex Marriage Read more »

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