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Leader of Muslim group says there is ‘no reason’ for polygamy not to be permitted now that same-sex unions have been legalised

Archbishop Smith says recent statement ‘should not be misunderstood’

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

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?

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

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


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

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

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