The Christian Institute - Same-sex Marriage News http://www.christian.org.uk/news/marriage-and-family/same-sex-marriage The latest same-sex marriage news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:20:36 +0000 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:20:36 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Oz passes gay marriage law, rejects free speech safeguards http://www.christian.org.uk/news/oz-passes-gay-marriage-law-rejects-free-speech-safeguards/ Australia’s parliament has voted to redefine marriage, striking down amendments to protect free speech and religious liberty as it did so.

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Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:37:08 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/oz-passes-gay-marriage-law-rejects-free-speech-safeguards/
‘Proud’ May calls for Australia to rush through same-sex marriage http://www.christian.org.uk/news/proud-may-calls-australia-rush-sex-marriage/ Prime Minister Theresa May has urged the Australian Government to introduce same-sex marriage “very soon”.

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:55:06 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/proud-may-calls-australia-rush-sex-marriage/
Australia votes to redefine marriage http://www.christian.org.uk/news/australia-votes-redefine-marriage/ Australia has voted to abandon the definition of marriage as between one man and one woman.

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:36:33 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/australia-votes-redefine-marriage/
Australian churches vandalised by same-sex marriage supporters http://www.christian.org.uk/news/australian-churches-vandalised-sex-marriage-supporters/ Christians who hold a biblical view of marriage are “bigots” and should be ‘crucified’, according to same-sex marriage supporters who vandalised churches in Australia.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:30:39 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/australian-churches-vandalised-sex-marriage-supporters/
Aus bank uses false claims to ‘blackmail’ staff to vote for same-sex marriage http://www.christian.org.uk/news/aus-bank-uses-false-claims-blackmail-staff-vote-sex-marriage/ An Australian bank has been lambasted for urging its staff to vote for same-sex marriage.

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 13:26:01 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/aus-bank-uses-false-claims-blackmail-staff-vote-sex-marriage/
PM smears traditional marriage supporters as she celebrates redefinition http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-smears-traditional-marriage-supporters-celebrates-redefinition/ The Prime Minister has proclaimed same-sex marriage to be one of her party’s proudest achievements and smeared traditional marriage supporters as ‘lacking compassion’.

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:01:03 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-smears-traditional-marriage-supporters-celebrates-redefinition/
Archbishop announces C of E sanctions over same-sex marriage http://www.christian.org.uk/news/archbishop-announces-c-e-sanctions-sex-marriage/ The Anglican church in Scotland has been disciplined for dropping the biblical definition of marriage, Justin Welby has announced.

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:08:33 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/archbishop-announces-c-e-sanctions-sex-marriage/
New ad reveals abuse received by traditional marriage supporters http://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-ad-reveals-abuse-received-traditional-marriage-supporters/ An Australian pro-marriage group has released a new advert showing abusive messages directed at its supporters – as the country continues to vote on same-sex marriage.

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 15:58:18 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-ad-reveals-abuse-received-traditional-marriage-supporters/
‘Evidence shows redefining marriage will damage Australia’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/evidence-shows-redefining-marriage-will-damage-australia/ The wide-ranging consequences of redefining marriage in the UK should serve as a warning to the people of Australia, a researcher and commentator has said.

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:44:52 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/evidence-shows-redefining-marriage-will-damage-australia/
Australian mum receives death threats for supporting traditional marriage http://www.christian.org.uk/news/australian-mum-receives-death-threats-supporting-traditional-marriage/ An Australian mother has received online abuse and death threats after taking a stand for the traditional definition of marriage.

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:55:58 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/australian-mum-receives-death-threats-supporting-traditional-marriage/
Gay marriage discrimination 'worse than racism' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gay-marriage-discrimination-worse-racism/ Hateful labels like “bigot” and “homophobe” thrown at an Australian politician are worse than the racism she has had to endure.

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:41:30 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gay-marriage-discrimination-worse-racism/
Christian leaders stand up for marriage and challenge transsexualism http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-leaders-stand-marriage-challenge-transsexualism/ God’s ‘good purposes for human sexuality’ as revealed in the Bible have been affirmed by prominent Christian leaders from the UK and USA.

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:42:56 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-leaders-stand-marriage-challenge-transsexualism/
Churchgoers urged to say no to same-sex marriage in Australia http://www.christian.org.uk/news/churchgoers-urged-say-no-sex-marriage-australia/ Churchgoers have been urged to vote against redefining marriage in Australia, as 16 million citizens prepare to be balloted on their views.

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:59:31 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/churchgoers-urged-say-no-sex-marriage-australia/
NI judge dismisses same-sex marriage cases http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-judge-dismisses-sex-marriage-cases/ The High Court in Belfast has dismissed two cases which sought to have same-sex marriage introduced to Northern Ireland.

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:56:20 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-judge-dismisses-sex-marriage-cases/
Arlene Foster: I’m not changing my mind on marriage or abortion http://www.christian.org.uk/news/arlene-foster-im-not-changing-mind-marriage-abortion/ DUP leader Arlene Foster is rejecting pressure to introduce same-sex marriage and abortion in Northern Ireland, saying her support for traditional marriage and the unborn is resolute.

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:03:06 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/arlene-foster-im-not-changing-mind-marriage-abortion/
Churches should ‘embrace gay marriage’, says equalities minister http://www.christian.org.uk/news/churches-should-embrace-gay-marriage-says-equalities-minister/ People want churches to “keep up with modern attitudes” and carry out same-sex weddings, Justine Greening has claimed.

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:52:30 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/churches-should-embrace-gay-marriage-says-equalities-minister/
UK embassies bypass local law to host same-sex weddings http://www.christian.org.uk/news/uk-embassies-bypass-local-law-host-sex-weddings/ Over two hundred same-sex weddings took place in British embassies and consulates in countries where it is illegal over the last year, it has emerged.

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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:48:45 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/uk-embassies-bypass-local-law-host-sex-weddings/
‘Church ministers must marry same-sex couples’, says Swedish PM http://www.christian.org.uk/news/church-ministers-must-marry-sex-couples-says-swedish-pm/ Ministers in Sweden’s state church cannot “refuse to marry same-sex couples”, the country’s Prime Minister has said.

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Wed, 05 Jul 2017 08:47:44 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/church-ministers-must-marry-sex-couples-says-swedish-pm/
Welby honours pro-LGBT singer Vicky Beeching http://www.christian.org.uk/news/welby-honours-pro-lgbt-singer-vicky-beeching/ Justin Welby has come under fire for handing pro-LGBT singer Vicky Beeching an award for her “outstanding service to the church”.

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:31:32 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/welby-honours-pro-lgbt-singer-vicky-beeching/
Irish PM pressures NI to introduce gay marriage http://www.christian.org.uk/news/irish-pm-pressures-ni-introduce-gay-marriage/ The new Republic of Ireland Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, has admitted he is attempting to pressure the DUP into legalising same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.

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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:46:43 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/irish-pm-pressures-ni-introduce-gay-marriage/