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Maria Miller tells Church all registrars must solemnise same-sex marriages

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The marriage Bill has opened a chasm between its supporters and opponents

Bishop Egan issued the warning after MPs voted in favour of the legislation by a sizeable majority

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

He has thrown away his authority as Tory leader over an issue utterly irrelevant to the nation’s problems. Is he mad?

Here we publish the bishops’ conference briefing in full

An official has said that any decision about sacking teachers who refuse to teach about same-sex marriage, ultimately rests with Strasbourg and not the Government

Equality legislation will certainly undermine the Government’s supposed guarantee

In accompanying letter Archbishop Smith urges priests to ‘do all you can’ to oppose Bill