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November 2018
News > Church news

Churches – Church votes to quit Scottish Episcopal Church

St Thomas, one of the largest churches in Edinburgh, has voted to quit the Scottish Episcopal Church (SEC) over its decision to be the UK’s first Anglican body to endorse same-sex marriage. Rev. David McCarthy, rector at St Thomas, said the decision had been a ‘very painful’ one. ‘We have not done it easily. We…

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News

November 2017
News > Ethics

Ethics – Church same-sex wedding

The Anglican Communion has started action against the Scottish Episcopal Church for hosting a same-sex church wedding, the first ever by a mainstream denomination in the UK. According to The Times, St. John’s Church in Edinburgh recently hosted the wedding of Peter Matthews and Alistair Dinnie. However, as this runs counter to the Church…

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