Tag: Married Couples

Nick Holtam’s Case for Polygamy

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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Fast-track to Polygamy?

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

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Same-Sex Marriage

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

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The Wilkinson B&B Ruling

The ruling on the Wilkinson B&B Case is out and you can read it below. http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/Resources/JCO/Documents/Judgments/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 Wilkinsons did not

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Stats Watch! 3 – Mainstream Steps up to the Mark

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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Long Island (NY) Bishop on Same-sex Marriage

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

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