marriage

  • 12 Jun 2012

    The Church of England have today issued their formal response to the government’s consultation on same-sex marriage. They had a great opportunity to acknowledge the diversity of views within their own ranks and to move on from the defensive tone that characterises so many Christian contributions to debates over sexuality. It is an opportunity that they have completely missed.

  • 12 Jun 2012

    Christian supporters of marriage equality have reacted with dismay to a Church of England statement opposing proposals for legal recognition of same-sex marriage.

  • 22 Apr 2012

    The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, has joined a number of senior Church of England clergy in encouraging Christians to welcome same-sex marriage.

  • 27 Mar 2012

    The Progressive Christianity Network has became the latest faith-based group in the UK to endorse calls for legal recognition of same-sex marriage.

  • 18 Mar 2012
  • 16 Mar 2012

    Several religious groups have expressed support for same-sex marriage, saying that church leaders who oppose it do not speak for them.

  • 16 Mar 2012

    Families and communities may be made up of single people, couples and smaller sub-groups or networks, differing in sexual orientation, gender identity and many other ways, says Savi Hensman. In the Christian vision, and especially in the community of Christ, all may make a unique contribution, and grow in unique ways while drawing closer to the One whose love sustains the universe, brings abundant blessings and satisfies the deepest thirst.

  • 12 Mar 2012

    The newly appointed Dean of St Paul's Cathedral in London has defended the forced removal of the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp.

  • 10 Mar 2012

    I admire David Ison, who was appointed Dean of St Paul's Cathedral earlier this week, for speaking up for same-sex marriage in his first national media interview after being appointed. I'm sorry that he ruined it within days by defending the forced eviction of Occupy London Stock Exchange in language that manages to be both evasive and insulting.

  • 7 Mar 2012

    The Movement for Reform Judaism have declared their support for same-sex marriage. They are the largest British faith group so far to back the move.