UK, Scotland: Church of Scotland Clarifies – No Plan to Stop Weddings

Written by scott on September 13th, 2013

UK ChurchWe reported yesterday that the church of Scotland was considering a plan to stop all weddings over concerns about the pending marriage equality law. Today the church clarified its stance.

Pink News reports:

Clarifying a statement made earlier today that the Church of Scotland was reviewing “whether it’s worth continuing to offer marriages in Scotland,” the Church has said it is not in fact stopping weddings, but is simply exploring the “way it should continue” celebrating marriages. In a press statement, the Church of Scotland said there were no plans for it to stop conducting marriages. Convener of the Legal Questions Committee Rev Dr Alan Hamilton said: “Marriage is a binding force for good and will continue to be so for many years and generations to come.”

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