A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church
Topic: same-sex marriage
We have taken this institution for granted for too long. Now the Coalition is showing how vital and precious it is
Archbishops will also issue a pastoral letter about the importance of marriage to society
Archbishop Peter Smith raised concerns with Theresa May in a 40-minute meeting yesterday
I still think Archbishop Nichols is wrong about civil unions. But we need to be fair: there’s no way ‘he would make a good Anglican’
A Catholic liberal just isn’t the same thing as an Anglican one
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
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?
The Church’s struggle against the legalisation of gay unions is now a defining feature of its teachings on marriage
‘The redefinition of marriage’ is seen as a threat to religious liberty
Conservative MP for Portslade and Hove has ‘over-stepped the mark’, says Bishop Kieran Conry