Tag: Religious Marriage

Neil Addison on Marriage and European Law

Really interesting opinion lining up with what the Church of England is saying. What the Government assurance is ignoring is the fact that, in law, there is no difference between “Civil” as opposed to “Religious” marriage both are in law

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The Thirsty Gargoyle tears the Consultation Apart

An excellent preliminary analysis of the Government’s Consultation. A Couple of Oft-Misunderstood Points In reading it, it’s crucial to remember two things. Weddings and marriages are not the same thing. A wedding — otherwise referred to as a marriage ceremony

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Blessing Civil Partnerships in Church

A letter today in the Times has reignited the debate over whether Civil Partnership ceremonies should take place within religious establishments. Lord Alli is going to move again his amendment next month in the Lords, and the authors of the

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