Posts Tagged ‘Church of England General Synod’

Church of England finds temporary solution for same-sex unions

Monday, November 20th, 2023
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The Church of England General Synod has agreed to run a pilot programme offering stand-alone services for blessing same-sex couples. The motion came from the Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally. Last week, the Church’s General Synod voted to move ahead with implementing special prayers of thanks and dedication for gay couples. The vote followed the Read more

Queen’s message delivered by Prince Edward to Church of England’s national assembly

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Prince Edward delivered Her Majesty’s speech to bishops and clergy at the General Synod after she cancelled her appearance last week following medical advice for her to rest. Before the address, the Earl of Wessex said the monarch sent her “sincere and deep apologies that she cannot be here today”. “I think you probably understand Read more