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No easy solution to same-sex marriage issue, secretary general tells C of E Synod

Resolving issues around human sexuality within the Anglican Communion is like threading a needle – and there is no one solution in sight at present, the secretary general of the Communion has told the Church of England Synod.

16 February 2017

Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury after Synod setback for Bishops' report

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that Bishops will go on thinking after the Synod vote on their report on marriage and same sex relationships. 

16 February 2017

Church of England's report on marriage and sexuality suffers setback at Synod

A report from the House of Bishops about marriage and same sex relationships has received a significant setback in a vote at the General Synod in London.

15 February 2017

English bishops call for "fresh tone" to sexuality debate

Church of England Bishops call for fresh tone in the debate around marriage and sexuality - but have ruled out a change in doctrine.

27 January 2017

Structural arrangements sought to keep sides in same-sex relationship debate united

The Province of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is considering “structural arrangements” to keep people with differing views on same-sex relationships inside the Church.

28 October 2016

Global South Anglicans discuss "great human suffering" and Anglican unity

Members of the Global South group of Anglicans have spent the past week discussing a range of issues from evangelism, inter-faith dialogue and same-sex relationships.

10 October 2016

Canadian bishops shift focus from same-sex marriage to mission

After three years discussing the marriage of same-sex couples, the Canadian House of Bishops intends to shift its focus to “evangelism and discipleship and mission”

04 October 2016

Southern Africa rejects blessings for same-sex marriages

The provincial synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa has voted against the introduction of blessing services for same-sex marriages.

03 October 2016

C of E names sexuality reflection group members

The Church of England has confirmed the membership of its new Bishops’ Reflection Group on human sexuality.

19 September 2016

English bishops hold private talks on sexuality

The bishops of the Church of England have begun a process of “episcopal discernment” on issues of sexuality.

16 September 2016

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