Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality

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February 15, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A report from the Church of England‘s House of Bishops about marriage and same-sex relationships has received a significant setback in a vote at the General Synod in London. It is an embarrassing symbolic rejection of the bishops’ report which had stated that...

February 14, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A report from the Church of England‘s House of Bishops about marriage and same-sex relationships has received a significant setback in a vote at the General Synod in London. It is an embarrassing symbolic rejection of the bishops’ report which had stated that...

October 6, 2016

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

The Episcopal Church’s Task Force on the Study of Marriage met and reports significant progress.

The Task Force, meeting September 27-29 in Chicago, IL, continued its work as directed by the...

August 3, 2016

The General Convention Task Force on the Study of Marriage has provided the following report and seeks input from Episcopalians on “Dearly Beloved.”

The Task Force is outlined in Resolution A037 available here  

The Task Force report follows.

 

Task...

August 3, 2016

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The General Convention Task Force on the Study of Marriage has provided the following report and seeks input from Episcopalians on “Dearly Beloved.”

The task force is outlined in Resolution A037.

The task force...

June 2, 2016

The Hon. Margaret Marshall, former chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, gave the homily at Trinity Church to honor the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision for marriage equality.

[Trinity Church Boston] “Who am I to judge?” These words echoed...

May 3, 2016

Bishop of Sodor and Man Robert Paterson

[Anglican Communion News Service] The legislature on the Isle of Man, a self-governing British Crown dependency located in the Irish Sea between the north-west coast of England and Northern Ireland, has approved a bill to enable same-sex couples...

April 12, 2016

“We’re mindful of our need to reach out to those who are going to be hurt or offended by a decision of General Synod,” says Archbishop Fred Hiltz. Photo: Tali Folkins

[Anglican Journal] Some bishops have expressed concern about the possibility that some priests may go ahead and marry...

March 14, 2016

Archbishop Fred Hiltz says so much time and energy have been devoted to debate over human sexuality, at the expense of other issues such as violence against women and climate change. With him at the CoGS meeting head table are Cynthia Haines-Turner, deputy prolocutor, and General Synod...

March 1, 2016

[Anglican Journal] A resolution before General Synod this summer to change the Anglican Church of Canada’s marriage canon to allow same-sex marriage is “not likely” to get the number of votes it needs from bishops, according to a statement sent by the House of Bishops to Council of...

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