Church Of England Refuses To Budge On Gay Marriage

Jan 27, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The Church of England is resisting calls to change its teaching that marriage is exclusively between one man and one woman. After years of debate and division the CofE’s bishops have announced there “are no proposals” to change laws that prevent...

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Australia: Christian Submissions to the Senate Same-Sex Marriage Inquiry

Jan 26, 2017 by

By David Ould: sydneyanglicans.net have a great summary article on the Australian Senate Inquiry into Same-Sex Marriage Legislation (not to be confused with a previous inquiry in 2015). The Diocese of Sydney has told a Senate Inquiry the proposed bill on same-sex marriage does not sufficiently...

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National LGBTQ Task Force to Review TN Episcopal Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Jan 26, 2017 by

by Nathan Glover, World Religion News: The Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee has turned to the National LGBTQ Task Force to review the Church’s ongoing issues with ministers officiating at same-sex marriages. Although the Episcopal Church at the national level has given official permission in 2015 to...

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Right to refuse gay weddings protects against other discrimination, inquiry told

Jan 25, 2017 by

by Paul Karp, Guardian: The government’s marriage equality bill specifies that ministers of religion would be able to refuse same-sex weddings because otherwise it risks creating a right to refuse weddings based on disability or race, the attorney general’s department has revealed. The department...

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British Values Oath – Oppressive, Intolerant and Authoritarian

Jan 18, 2017 by

Petition from CitizenGo: At the end of last year, Dame Louise Casey released her report “The Casey Review: a review into opportunity and integration.” The report highlighted deep segregation within our society and proposed some solutions to this problem, one of which is the swearing of a “British...

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Marriage equality will lead to gender confusion, Australian Christian Lobby claims

Jan 16, 2017 by

by Paul Karp, Guardian: Marriage equality will increase gender confusion because it undermines the “complementarity” of males and females, the Australian Christian Lobby has said. ACL makes the claim in submissions to the Senate committee examining the government’s marriage equality bill exposure...

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