Same-sex marriage bill introduced in House of Commons

Changing Attitude England welcomes the announcement by Andrew Lansley, the leader of the Commons, that the government’s Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill to allow same-sex marriages in England and Wales will be debated in Parliament on Tuesday 5 February. The bill will be published tomorrow, Friday 25 January, ahead of the bill’s second reading on […]

Clergy and Civil Partnerships and Choosing Bishops – more chinks of light

Andrew Goddard has published an analysis of the known and the unknown in an article on the Anglican Communion Institute website titled Bishops and Civil Partnerships II: Still More Questions Than Answers. Andrew is good at researching the events and analysing what may have been the factors which led to the disastrous news story which erupted […]

Changing Attitude welcomes Government’s Civil Partnership in religious premises document

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The Home Office has today published the draft regulations to allow civil partnership registrations to take place in religious premises. The document summarises the responses received to the consultation process to which Changing Attitude contributed. Lynne Featherstone, the Equalities Minister, confirmed regulations should be in place by the end of 2011. The document proposes the […]

The problem with (gay) bishops and the CNC

Colin Slee.jpg×378.jpg 605w, 620w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” />I want to revisit Colin Slee’s posthumously published memorandum about the Southwark CNC process in the light of the subsequently published paper Choosing Bishops – The Equality Act 2010 issued by the Legal Office at Church House and the conversations I had at General Synod in York. […]