Posted by on July 10, 2024 1:13 pm
Originally From: Pink News

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The General Synod of the Church of England has approved proposals that would allow gay members of the clergy to marry. 

Following approval of blessings for same-sex couples last year, the church’s legislative body has now voted to pass proposals that would permit same-sex civil marriage ceremonies between members of the clergy or one member of the clergy and a layperson – anyone not ordained as a deacon, priest or bishop.

The proposals passed by 22 votes to 12 in the House of Bishops, by 99 votes to 88 among clergy and by 95 to 91 among the laity. 

Church leaders will now discuss the proposals, which build on the permitting of same-sex couples in “standalone” services, in February. 

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