Posts Tagged ‘Same gender couples’

Anglicans fail to agree on same gender blessings

Friday, May 13th, 2016

On Monday a report about same gender marriage was presented to the General Synod of the Anglican Church. The report upheld the “traditional doctrine of marriage”, which defined marriage as being “between a man and a woman … life-long and monogamous”. However it proposed a compromise solution which would allow the blessing of same gender couples Read more

Study of children of same gender parents is flawed

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

A recently released study suggesting children of same gender parents fare worse than others is flawed because it does not compare children living with parents in stable same gender relationships with children living with parents in stable heterosexual relationships. “In fact, only a small proportion of its sample spent more than a few years living Read more

Same Gender relationships – Sir Anand chairs Anglican Committee

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
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The former Governor General Sir Anand Satyanand is heading up a commission of eminent persons set up by the Anglican Church to investigate the issue of blessing people who are in same gender relationships. The Church hopes the appointment of the committee is a step that will lead it out of the impasse over questions Read more