Douthat: The pope wants to “rethink issues where Catholic teaching is in clear tension with Western social life.”
“Part of our charge is to consider the challenges and opportunities of the changing societal norms around marriage.”
Clergy freed to “remove any distinction between same-sex marriage and other marriages.”
“What is God calling us to understand, to say, and perhaps to do in regards to marriage?”
By Douglas LeBlanc • Despite pressure from politicians, the Archbishop of San Francisco will march in D.C.
The Bishop of Pittsburgh has granted permission for clergy to use a provisional rite for blessing same-sex couples.
Review by Wesley Hill • James V. Brownson argues that gender complementarity is nowhere “explicitly portrayed or discussed” in Scripture.
Theologian Andrew Goddard evaluates the Church of England’s Men and Women in Marriage.
Presiding Bishop: “We no longer expect that ... childbearing is the chief purpose of marriage.”
The Church of England holds as a matter of doctrine that marriage is a lifelong union of one man with one woman.