Posts Tagged ‘bigamy’

Kiwi priest sentenced on bigamy charges

Friday, August 8th, 2014

A New Zealand-born priest of the Liberal Catholic Church has been handed a suspended jail sentence in Australia for two counts of bigamy. Alec Stevenson, 70, illegally married two women over four decades, after marrying his first wife in New Zealand in 1962. But he never divorced his first wife, with whom he had three Read more

Bishop: Equality could include bigamy and even incest

Friday, August 10th, 2012

A Catholic bishop has sparked outrage among equality campaigners by suggesting that the Scottish Government could extend legislation on same-sex marriage to include bigamy and even incest, if it truly believed in equality. Bishop Hugh Gilbert of Aberdeen questioned why equality would not extend to “nieces who genuinely, truly love their uncles” and why men Read more