Posts Tagged ‘Catholic wedding’

Catholic wedding for horror crash couple

Thursday, May 5th, 2022

Last year a motorbike crash shattered – and almost ended – Kendra Smith and Corey Thompson’s lives. Thompson lost a leg and Smith, who was five months pregnant, lost the baby. After a year of horrendous lows, the couple are picking themselves up. They’re expecting another child and a Catholic wedding is being organised. “We Read more

Anger as priest pressured to celebrate lock-down wedding

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

A priest felt pressured into holding a wedding at his Welsh Catholic church during the coronavirus lockdown. Father Sebastian Jones performed the ceremony on May 12, after the parents ‘insisted that it take place immediately’. Wedding ceremonies and christenings were banned in Wales when lockdown began on March 23. The Archbishop of Cardiff George Stack Read more

Church in UK may opt out of civil marriage role

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has given notice it may be forced to opt out of its civil marriage role if a same-sex marriage bill is passed. The government bill has passed the House of Commons and is now being scrutinised by a joint human rights committee of MPs and peers before being Read more