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Jamaica’s Registrar General apologises to Bishop of Kingston over marriage dispute

The Registrar General’s Department has apologised to Bishop Robert Thompson after he was stripped of the right to conduct marriages.

08 August 2018

Bishop steers marriage registration Bill through Parliamentary process

Bishop Alan Smith of St Albans becomes first C of E bishop in 20 years to steer legislation through House of Lords in Britain’s Parliament.

24 July 2018

World’s media applauds Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Royal Wedding sermon

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made headlines around the world.

21 May 2018

“Make love the way” – Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preaches at royal wedding

Read the full text of Bishop Michael Curry's sermon at yesterday’s Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and watch the video.

20 May 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ask Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to preach at wedding

The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, will preach at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

12 May 2018

Young English adults still value church weddings, survey shows

Church of England research suggests that almost three quarters of unmarried adults under the age of 35 still dream of getting married.

12 April 2018

Bishop begins bid to change law on marriage registration in England and Wales

A Church of England bishop is promoting a Bill to allow the names of couples mothers to be included in the official registers of marriages.

26 January 2018

Westminster peal celebrates Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s 70th Wedding anniversary

The bells at Westminster Abbey in London are ringing out in tribute to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip on their 70th wedding anniversary.

20 November 2017

Church tackles female poverty and child marriages with education boost

The Church of Bangladesh is helping women out of poverty, in an area where child marriage was rife, by providing accommodation for female students.

04 August 2016

Canadian Primate acknowledges "deep divisions" over same-sex marriage

The Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada has acknowledged the “deep divisions” in the church about same-sex marriage.

18 July 2016