Enlarging marriage

by Michael Sadgrove The Very Revd Michael Sadgrove, who before his retirement was Dean of Durham, has long supported equal marriage in the Church. We are very grateful to him for writing this excellent article for the Equal Campaign, demonstrating that our case is ‘built on a solid theological and ethical foundation’. What is the …

An Invitation to the Feast: A positive biblical approach to equal marriage

This excellent article by Simon Taylor, Canon Chancellor of Derby Cathedral, is taken from Modern Believing, the journal of Modern Church.  Many of us are looking for strong arguments based firmly on Scripture and this is one of the best in an increasing field of research, study and argument.  Highly recommended. You can download the …

The Church of England must open its doors to same-sex weddings

by Jeremy Pemberton Jeremy Pemberton is a former canon in the Church of England who, in 2014, became the first priest to marry his same-sex partner. He has recently published the following opinion piece in the online magazine Openly. The first same-sex marriages were celebrated on 29 March 2014 shortly after midnight. No same-sex marriages …

More Perfect Union

Alan Wilson, Bishop of Buckingham, analyses the arguments for and against the marriage of same-gender couples in the Church and concludes unequivocally that the Church of England should accept and celebrate equal marriage.