Parliament bars Church of England from hosting gay weddings

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The British government unveiled a proposal on Tuesday (Dec. 11) that excludes the Church of England and the Church in Wales from planned legislation to allow same-sex couples to marry in churches. By Trevor Grundy.

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British High Court rules against prayer at town meetings

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LONDON (RNS) A British High Court justice has triggered dismay and anger across England and Wales with a decision that declares prayers at town hall meetings are against the law. By Al Webb.

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