Tag: Religious Premises

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 London Letter

Changing Attitude today published the text of a letter that was referred to in a piece in the London Times. It was signed by 120 or so clergy (not all of whom are parish priests or full-time stipended clergy) and

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BBC Sunday on Civil Partnerships and CofE

An interesting discussion this morning on the BBC Sunday programme (click here are move forward to 35 mins and 30 secs). Over the past few days legal opinions have been batted back and forward arguing about whether it is appropriate

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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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Scottish EHRC Proposes Same-Sex Marriage

The Scottish EHRC has issued a paper arguing in favour of marriage equality in Scotland. The full document was produced after a symposium chaired by Cambium Advocacy, a campaign consultancy. It is Cambium Advocacy who wrote the paper, not the

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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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