Bishops of the Global Anglican Future Conference (Gafcon) are prepared to provide episcopal oversight for Scottish Episcopalians who believe that this morning’s vote by the Church’s General Synod in favour of same-sex marriage is unbiblical. The offer came in a ‘Letter to Faithful Anglicans’ sent last week and released today by the Scottish Anglican Network.
In June the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church will return to the proposal to change its Canon 31 on Marriage, removing the reference to “one man and one woman”, a step it prepared for in the equivalent meeting last year, writes Oliver O’Donovan.
A proposal to amend the marriage canon to permit same sex weddings in churches will be considered by the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church next month, writes Gavin Drake at Anglican News. The proposed changes, which were requested by the Synod in 2015, remove the current definition of marriage in the first clause […]
At its meeting in Edinburgh from 11-13 June, 2015, the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church chose to delete any reference to marriage as being between a man and a woman in order to facilitate its clergy in marrying two people of the same sex. In contrast to that decision, we reaffirm the doctrine […]