Thirteen bishops of the Episcopal Church support a lesbian couple’s bid to be married.
By Douglas LeBlanc • Despite pressure from politicians, the Archbishop of San Francisco will march in D.C.
“I will write … with guidance for clergy who want to officiate at same-sex marriages.”
Resolution: “We recognise a diversity of voices about what constitutes a right ordered intimate relationship.”
In the Church of England's debates about same-sex marriage, the personal is also inescapably political.
“We need to learn to live as a global church in a local context and never to imagine that we’re just a local church.”
Andrew Goddard: “With the recent passing into law of same-sex marriage, the Church of England now faces even greater challenges.”
By John Martin • No substantial decisions emerge from General Synod’s summer session.
Americans are “on all sides of these issues, including those who have not yet clearly discerned an effective or appropriate response.”
The Rev. Gay Jennings: “Same-sex couples and their families are evidence of the goodness of God’s creation.”