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Archbishop Smith: bishops’ position on civil partnerships has not changed

Archbishop Smith says recent statement ‘should not be misunderstood’

Don’t convert same-sex civil partnerships automatically into marriages, urge bishops

Bishops say lesbian and gay Catholics fear the move would remove their legal rights

The Soho Masses are now to be discontinued; and the ordinariate has its ‘cathedral’; all we need now is to clarify Catholic teaching on civil unions

The Church of England accepts them: but the CDF has made it clear that we do not. But things seem a little ambiguous here. How come?

Two women and a man enter a civil partnership in Brazil

Sao Paulo notary said she could find no ‘legal impediment’ to the union

Bishops welcome Government assurance on civil unions

Government Minister says that no churches or other religious premises will be forced to host civil partnership ceremonies

Last week, I asked Archbishop Nichols to clarify his views on civil unions: this led the CNA to ask him, too. He spoke: but did we get an answer?

This is all getting to look very similar to what we have been told about the Soho Masses

MP takes on Government over same-sex regulations

Edward Leigh is seeking to annul regulations which would lift the ban on civil ceremonies being conducted in places of worship

Archbishop Nichols says he is in favour of gay civil unions: but that legally includes the right to adopt. So why did we lose our adoption agencies?

The teaching of the Church on civil unions is clear enough: does the archbishop support it or not?