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Church of Scotland gives go-ahead for ministers to conduct same-sex marriages

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The Church of Scotland has voted to allow clergy to conduct same-sex marriages for the first time. Members of the General Assembly in Edinburgh voted to change church law following years of campaigning.
1 month ago·Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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BBC News

Church of Scotland to allow same-sex marriages

The General Assembly votes to allow ministers to conduct same-sex weddings in church.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Church of Scotland general assembly votes to allow same-sex marriages

Ministers and deacons to be allowed to opt in to officiate at same-sex weddings, ending centuries-old ban

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Church of Scotland approves same-sex marriages

Commissioners to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland voted 275 in favour and 136 against.

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Telegraph

Church of Scotland to allow gay marriages for first time

It makes the church the largest in the UK to allow same-sex marriages, but clerics can decide not to conduct services

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Times

Church of Scotland votes to let ministers marry gay couples

The first gay marriages within the Church of Scotland will be performed this year following a decisive vote to enable ministers to officiate at same-sex unions. More than a decade of acrimonious debate ended when the annual General Assembly in Edinburgh voted by 274 to 136 to enshrine the move in ch

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Record

Church of Scotland to allow same-sex marriage ceremonies in historic vote

Ministers and deacons will now be able to conduct same-sex marriages in the Church of Scotland if they so wish.

1 month ago·Glasgow, United Kingdom
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