England, United Kingdom: Churches Will Be Able to Marry Gay/Lesbian Couples

Written by scott on December 11th, 2012

England, United Kingdom: Churches Will Be Able to Marry Gay/Lesbian CouplesSame-sex couples in England and Wales are set to be allowed to marry, under plans announced today by Culture Secretary Maria Miller in the House of Commons.

Following a government consultation, legislation allowing same-sex marriage will be brought forward next year.

Although the Catholic Church and Church of England are opposed to equal marriage, faith groups such as the Quakers, Unitarians and Liberal Judaism support marriage rights for gay couples and have stated they would like to provide the ceremonies.

Authored By Scott Roberts – See the Full Story at Pink News

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