“What is God calling us to understand, to say, and perhaps to do in regards to marriage?”
An Indaba-style gathering draws from one side of the aisle.
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.