What the Scottish Episcopal Church is Voting On

Jun 7, 2017 by

by Kelvin Holdsworth: As I write this, it is just over 24 hours until a debate and a vote in the Scottish Episcopal Church’s General Synod that lots of people are going to be more interested in than most other General Synod happenings. It is the debate and the motions relating to a change to the...

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Scotland: GAFCON ready to introduce Missionary Bishop

Jun 2, 2017 by

Press release from GAFCON: On 8 June 2017, the Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church (SEC) is scheduled to vote to finalise a change to their canons that would attempt to redefine marriage.  If this action is taken by the SEC it will further marginalise faithful Anglicans in Scotland who seek to...

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Catholic farmer ousted from Michigan market over same sex marriage views

Jun 1, 2017 by

by Madeleine Buckley, Religion News Service. A Catholic farmer in Michigan is suing the city of East Lansing after he was barred from a municipal farmers market over his views on same-sex marriage. Stephen Tennes filed a lawsuit at a federal court on Wednesday (May 31), seeking his reinstatement....

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Church of Scotland to decide on gay marriage in church

May 25, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The Church of Scotland will decide on whether to allow minister to carry out gay weddings later today. A proposal going before the Kirk’s general assembly calls for an apology for past discrimination of LGBT people and recommends individual churches have the...

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Theresa May rules out forcing Church of England to perform gay marriages

May 18, 2017 by

by Alex Williams, Premier: The Prime Minister has ruled out forcing the Church of England to perform same-sex marriages, saying she respects the “deeply-held views” many Anglicans have on the matter. Speaking with the gay website PinkNews, Theresa May answered a questioned submitted by...

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Canadian dioceses marrying same-sex couples

May 18, 2017 by

from Anglican Samizdat: There are presently three Canadian dioceses that have performed same-sex marriages and at least another three which plan to – assuming, after scouring the land, they can find some willing couples. Others will undoubtedly follow. This is all happening before the vote in 2019...

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