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Church of England to debate services for same-sex couples after first time approval from bishop

Church of England to debate services for same-sex couples after first time approval from bishop

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The Anglican Church will vote on approving blessings for gay couples after a motion was passed by a diocese and backed by its bishop  It comes from the Diocese of Hereford the proposal to introduce services for same-sex couples after having performed a civil partnership. The motion will seek approval from the Church of England Synod for the first time, after being passed by the diocesan assembly. Reverend Richard Frith, bishop of Hereford, declared that the move comes after several requests for blessings from same-sex couples within the diocese. He explained to the News & Star that “the motion is part of a much wider debate, asks for guidance on materials to be used in affirming and praying with same-sex couples.” He also said that clergy is encouraged to approach reques
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