same-sex couples

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 7:53am

Welsh bishops do not authorize blessings for same-sex couples, but issue prayers for those who wish to them.

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 5:58pm

Bishop Gary Lillibridge of West Texas has granted permission to three congregations to bless same-sex couples.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:03pm

Douthat: The pope wants to “rethink issues where Catholic teaching is in clear tension with Western social life.”

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 4:55pm

The Bishop of Central Florida is encouraged by bishops’ discussions in Taiwan.

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Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 4:15pm

By John Martin • The Pilling Report paves the way for clergy to arrange services for same-sex couples.

Friday, October 4, 2013 - 12:32pm

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa has adopted the Covenant and urged completion of pastoral-care guidelines for same-sex couples.

Bishop Waldo and Bishop Lawrence
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 1:56pm

Bishops W. Andrew Waldo and Mark J. Lawrence reflect on the decisions of General Convention.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 2:47pm

“This is a defining moment in the life of the Episcopal Church, being the first formal adoption of doctrine, discipline and worship which are contrary to the unequivocal mandate of Holy Scripture, the historic Christian faith, Anglican doctrine, and the pronouncements of the four instruments of Anglican unity.”

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 8:55am

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.”

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 2:51pm

By Leander S. Harding
A draft report envisions far more than a pastoral provision for same-sex couples.