Civil partnerships, the clergy, and the episcopate; and gay marriage
Posted: 18 Jan 2013 @ 00:15
From Canon Michael Ainsworth
Sir, - The Revd Paul Burr (Letters, 11 January), commenting on the 2005 Bishops' statementon civil partnerships, says: "To persist in pretending civilpartnership does not ordinarily imply a sexual relationship isperverse. Are the Bishops intent on finding the same ambiguity ingay marriage?"
Although the Church and its leaders are unfairly accused ofprurience over what same-sex couples do in bed (or wherever), inlegal terms there is ...
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