Church in Manchester is UK’s First Religious Building Approved for Civil Partnerships

Written by scott on March 12th, 2012

The Cross Street Unitarian Chapel in Manchester has announced it received a licence from Manchester City Council to hold civil partnerships on its premises, believed to be the first of its kind.

The General Register Office believes the chapel is the first religious building in England and Wales to be approved for civil partnership ceremonies.

The chapel said they would be the first to allow gay and lesbian couples to hold a religious ceremony on religious premises, with the civil ceremony taking place before or afterwards.

Full Story from Pink News

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