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Statement on the passing of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act

In receiving Royal Assent, the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act marks a watershed in English law and heralds a profound social change. This fact is acknowledged by both advocates and opponents of the Act. 

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Pastoral Letter

Consequences

The President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, Archbishop Vincent Nichols, has released a pastoral letter titled 'The Narrow Gate'....Read more

clauses and amendments

Proposed Amendments

We recognise the support that the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill received at Second Reading in the House of Lords, and our aim is to ensure that the Bill,...Read more

guidance

Legal Advice

On this page we have published legal advice given to the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales by Christopher McCrudden, Blackstone Chambers, Tem...Read more

news

Statements

On 25 January 2013, the government published the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill. In this section, you can read the latest news, comments and statements on... Read more

information

Marriage Bill Briefing

Here you will find an in-depth briefing that has been sent to MPs and serves as a useful explanation of the key issues relating to the Marriage (Same Sex Cou... Read more

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Archbishops' Letter

In 2012, the government launched a consultation on changing the legal definition of marriage. Archbishop Vincent Nichols and Archbishop Peter Smith, Presiden...Read more

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