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URC to take nine more months before same-sex marriage decision

by a staff reporter

THE United Reformed Church has given its congregations nine months to consider whether the Church should conduct same-sex marriages, after its General Assembly failed to reach consensus on the issue.

The Assembly, which met in Cardiff this week, considered the issue over three days, and debated a report that recommended that those ministers who wished to conduct same-sex marriages should be allowed to do so. Those whoseviews precluded their doing so, would not be forced to conduct ...

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