The Church of England has rejected blessings for same sex couples according to Men and Women in Marriage, a report from the Church of England Faith and Order Commission, Sam Jones writes:
Day: April 9, 2013
Pat Bates, writing in
From Giles Fraser on Twitter: Rumours of a big shift in C of E policy on blessing civil partnerships out tomorrow. — Giles Fraser (@giles_fraser) April 9, 2013
By this-worldliness I mean living unreservedly in life’s duties, problems, successes and failures, experiences and perplexities. In doing so, we throw ourselves completely into the arms of God, taking seriously, not our own sufferings, but those of God in the world — watching with Christ in Gethsemane.
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…there are prayers and pleas.