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Church of England should be able to bless and marry same-sex couples, says Bishop of Oxford

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The Church of England should allow same-sex marriage for congregation and clergy, the Bishop of Oxford has said, becoming the most senior figure to weigh in on the subject. By law no Church of England minister can bless or marry gay couples.
Published 3 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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Bishop says church should allow gay marriage

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Church of England should allow same-sex marriage, says Bishop of Oxford

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Church of England should allow same-sex marriage, says Bishop of Oxford

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Bishop says it's time for Church of England to allow same-sex marriage

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