Marriage Equality

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June 26, 2015

Casey Kend of New York, a supporter of same-sex marriage, holds a sign in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on June 26, 2015. Photo: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Applause broke out in legislative committee meetings around the Salt...

February 4, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] The A050 Task Force on the Study of Marriage is recommending that the 2015 meeting of General Convention authorize Episcopal Church clergy to officiate at same-sex marriages.

The task force proposes the change in its just-released Blue Book report by way...

February 3, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage has presented its final report to the 78th General Convention and to the Church, and for inclusion in Reports to General Convention, commonly referred to as The Blue Book...

October 5, 2014

[Michigan for Marriage press release] As Michigan awaits a historic marriage equality ruling from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, a bipartisan group of respected state leaders has stepped forward to Co-Chair Michigan for Marriage, the state’s marriage equality campaign. The public education...

July 7, 2014

[Episcopal Church in South Carolina] The Right Reverend Charles G. vonRosenberg on July 8 granted permission for priests to bless the committed relationships of same-sex couples in The Episcopal Church in South Carolina.

In authorizing the use of “The Witnessing and Blessing of a...

June 24, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage has released Dearly Beloved, resources for conversation and discussion.

The following is a report From the Task Force on the Study of Marriage.

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June 19, 2014

[Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Assembly news] After clearing a number of procedural hurdles, the 221st General Assembly (2014) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) agreed to grant pastors discretion in determining whether or not to conduct same-gender marriages in civil jurisdictions where such...

April 7, 2014

[General Synod Communications press release] The [Anglican Church of Canada’s] Commission on the Marriage Canon met for the first time April 3-4 at the offices of the General Synod in Toronto.

The eight commissioners, who come from across Canada and from varied backgrounds, began their...

April 7, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage has issued the following report:

In its second face to face meeting since being established by the 2012 General Convention of The Episcopal Church, the Task Force on the...

March 23, 2014

[Inclusive Church Press Release] As the first same–sex weddings are set to take place in England, Inclusive Church welcomes this as a significant milestone.

Acknowledging that some Christian churches are perceived to be hostile to the LBGT&I community, Inclusive Church takes this...

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