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Statement from bishops following take note debate

Statement from bishops following take note debate

Posted: 27th February, 2017

Many of you will have seen coverage of the recent meeting of the General Synod and the House of Bishops’ paper Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations. The report proposed that the Church of England should not change its doctrine of Christian marriage, but called for a ‘change of tone’. It proposed that canon law should be interpreted in a way that provides ‘maximum freedom’ for LGBTI+ people and that a new…

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