St. Matthias Day Statement - The Living Church

St. Matthias Day Statement

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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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