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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Kenyan church leaders say laws would weaken marriage

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Kenyan church leaders are lining up in opposition to proposed new marriage bills, which they say will weaken marriage by allowing cohabitating couples to register as married. By Fredrick Nzwili.

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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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