The Christian Institute - Same-sex Marriage News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/marriage-and-family/same-sex-marriage The latest same-sex marriage news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:21:09 +0000 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:21:09 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Warning as Church of Scotland takes next step towards gay marriage https://www.christian.org.uk/news/warning-church-scotland-takes-next-step-towards-gay-marriage/ Church of Scotland leaders who support the biblical definition of marriage are concerned about legal threats as the Church moves towards backing same-sex marriage.

Keep on reading: Warning as Church of Scotland takes next step towards gay marriage

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Tue, 22 May 2018 13:48:57 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/warning-church-scotland-takes-next-step-towards-gay-marriage/
Clergyman who defied C of E on same-sex marriage loses discrimination case https://www.christian.org.uk/news/clergyman-defied-c-e-sex-marriage-loses-discrimination-case/ A gay clergyman who was disciplined for violating Church of England teaching on marriage has lost his case at the Court of Appeal.

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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:14:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/clergyman-defied-c-e-sex-marriage-loses-discrimination-case/
Put grace and truth at heart of C of E marriage debate, Evangelical Anglicans urge https://www.christian.org.uk/news/put-grace-truth-heart-c-e-marriage-debate-evangelical-anglicans-urge/ Jesus Christ’s teaching on singleness and marriage should be followed by the Church of England in its decisions on sexuality, a group of Evangelical Anglicans say.

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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:00:14 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/put-grace-truth-heart-c-e-marriage-debate-evangelical-anglicans-urge/
Wedding cake is ultimate in artistic expression, US judge rules https://www.christian.org.uk/news/wedding-cake-ultimate-artistic-expression-us-judge-rules/ A baker who declined to create a cake for a US gay wedding ceremony has won her case, with the judge saying her work is the highest form of artistic expression.

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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:44:04 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/wedding-cake-ultimate-artistic-expression-us-judge-rules/
Bermuda repeals same-sex marriage https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bermuda-repeals-sex-marriage/ Bermuda has become the first country in the world to repeal same-sex marriage.

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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:55:18 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bermuda-repeals-sex-marriage/
'Same-sex marriage is up to Northern Ireland', Secretary of State says https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-marriage-northern-ireland-secretary-state-says/ The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has rejected calls for Westminster to impose same-sex marriage.

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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 08:20:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-marriage-northern-ireland-secretary-state-says/
Govt seeking same-sex marriage bureaucrat for NI https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-seeking-sex-marriage-bureaucrat-ni/ A senior adviser on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland is being sought by the UK Government – despite Westminster insisting the issue is a devolved matter.

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Wed, 24 Jan 2018 17:11:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-seeking-sex-marriage-bureaucrat-ni/
Oz passes gay marriage law, rejects free speech safeguards https://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 https://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 https://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 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/proud-may-calls-australia-rush-sex-marriage/
Australia votes to redefine marriage https://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 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/australia-votes-redefine-marriage/
Australian churches vandalised by same-sex marriage supporters https://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 https://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 https://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 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/aus-bank-uses-false-claims-blackmail-staff-vote-sex-marriage/
PM smears traditional marriage supporters as she celebrates redefinition https://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 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-smears-traditional-marriage-supporters-celebrates-redefinition/
Archbishop announces C of E sanctions over same-sex marriage https://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 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/archbishop-announces-c-e-sanctions-sex-marriage/
New ad reveals abuse received by traditional marriage supporters https://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 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-ad-reveals-abuse-received-traditional-marriage-supporters/
‘Evidence shows redefining marriage will damage Australia’ https://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 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/evidence-shows-redefining-marriage-will-damage-australia/
Australian mum receives death threats for supporting traditional marriage https://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 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/australian-mum-receives-death-threats-supporting-traditional-marriage/
Gay marriage discrimination 'worse than racism' https://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 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gay-marriage-discrimination-worse-racism/
Christian leaders stand up for marriage and challenge transsexualism https://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 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-leaders-stand-marriage-challenge-transsexualism/
Churchgoers urged to say no to same-sex marriage in Australia https://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 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/churchgoers-urged-say-no-sex-marriage-australia/