St. Matthias Day Statement

From the Church of England Evangelical Council

The Church of England’s teaching about marriage and sexual relationships other than marriage currently faces a number of challenges:

  • Within British society, attitudes to sexual relationships have changed in recent decades and there are plans to redefine marriage.
  • Within the Anglican Communion, some dioceses and provinces are changing their teaching and practice.
  • Ecumenically, some of our sister churches, notably among the Porvoo churches, are also revising their doctrine and marriage liturgies.

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