Law and religion round-up – 4th July

The Methodist Church and same-sex marriage

On Wednesday, the Annual Conference of the Methodist Church voted by 254 to 46 to adopt a provisional resolution on same-sex marriages conducted on Methodist premises or by Methodist office-holders.

A report on marriage and relationships, God in Love Unites Us, which had been received by the Conference in 2019 recommended the adoption of a new Standing Order, as follows: Continue reading