Tag: Virtue

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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Bull vs Hall and Preddy – The Appeal

The appeal in this case is out. The Bulls (quite rightly) lost when the court ruled very clearly that since Hall and Preddy were in a Civil Partnership, to not treat them the same way as a married couple was

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David Cameron’s Favourite Bible Verses

A lovely touchy-feely story in the Guardian today about David Cameron’s favourite Bible verses. For someone who once likened his religious faith to the “patchy reception of Magic FM in the Chilterns: it sort of comes and goes”, David Cameron‘s public professions of

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General Synod Elections – Transfer Analysis Bath and Wells

This is an example of STV transfer analysis, undertaken on the Election for Laity members in Bath and Wells. Given that Bath and Wells published online their candidate’s election addresses, it has been possible to survey them and make assessments

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Archbishops release Amendment text

Rowan Williams and John Sentamu have released the text of their amendment on Women Bishops due to be presented to Synod next week. The amendment reads as follows: Draft amendments to omit reference to delegation Co-ordinate Jurisdiction Clause 2 1.

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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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