Christian Marriage

Christian Marriage

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September 14, 2017

The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage has issued the following progress report:

The Task Force on the Study of Marriage, meeting August 28-30 in Salt Lake City, UT, continued its work as directed by the 2015 General Convention. The Task Force reviewed the work...

April 6, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music is inviting Episcopalians to complete an online survey here  as part of its effort to gather data on the church’s response to two marriage liturgies that were authorized for trial use at the...

April 6, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music is inviting Episcopalians to complete an online survey here  as part of its effort to gather data on the church’s response to two marriage liturgies that were authorized for trial use at the...

February 16, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written to members of the General Synod of the Church of England setting out the next steps following this week’s vote at Synod not to “take note” of a report on marriage and same-sex relationships.

“First, we...

April 12, 2011

New guidance aimed at preventing sham marriages in the Church of England is being sent to clergy and legal officers by the House of Bishops. The guidance has been agreed with the U.K. Border Agency and was today approved April 12 Immigration Minister Damian Green.

"The House of Bishops...

October 26, 2009

A decision by the (Lutheran) Church of Sweden to allow same-sex marriages to be celebrated in churches has been criticized by Lutheran churches in Africa and also by the (Anglican) Church of England.

A majority of the Church of Sweden's general synod meeting in Uppsala decided on October...

April 23, 2007

Before a crowd of nearly 400 well-wishers at the Cathedral of St. John in Providence, Rhode Island, Bishop Geralyn Wolf and Thomas Charles Bair Jr. were joined in marriage April 21.

In a cream-colored wedding dress featuring beaded cuffs and with a simple garland of flowers in her hair,...

June 30, 2005

I’ll bet you’ve heard it, too: the argument that if the church were to observe the divorcing of its members with a ritual in its worship, this would be tantamount to approving of or even blessing divorce. But is this so? And why might churches need to have some ritual observance of the ending...