Pastoral Statement: Civil Partnerships for opposite-sex couples

On 22 January 2020, the Church of England issued the Press Release Civil Partnerships for opposite-sex couples. This indicates that following the recent change in the law to extend civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples, the House of Bishops has agreed a pastoral statement for same sex and opposite sex and opposite sex couples. The statement, dated December 2019, is reproduced below; it concludes: Continue reading