Tag: Objections

Reflections on Outing

A reminder of some words I wrote a year ago. — The core of the argument against having Jeffrey John as the Bishop was laid out in a legal opinion offered from the legal team at Church House. In it they suggested

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The Government Consultation

Do you know what is most disappointing about the Government consultation on Gender Neutral Marriage? The lack of any actual consultation. The online form is full of “Yes / No” questions which cry out for a chance for the responder

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Equality and Religious Belief

A great summary of the state of play as the EHRC engages in a review of religious discrimination can be found over at the excellent Religion Law Blog. LILLIAN LADELLE and MORAL COMPLICITY 11) The Commission has said that it

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Consultation Paper on Civil Partnerships in Religious Premises

The government has issued a consultation paper on the proposals to extend the registration of civil partnerships to religious premises. The paper invites interested parties to feedback on the proposals that the government has on how this move should be

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Andrew Goddard on Gay Marriage

Andrew Goddard had an opinion piece published on the Guardian website on Friday, which Fulcrum have republished today. Any attempt to redefine marriage so it need not be entered into as a life-long commitment – Rod Stewart once claimed that

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Maltby, Women Bishops and the Twisting of Words

Judith Maltby, the Chaplain of Corpus Christi College in Oxford, has written a piece for the Guardian’s Comment is Free section on their web. In it she unfortunately demonstrates a lack of real engagement with the theological objections of those

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