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Same-sex marriages in church

Same-sex marriages in church The Progressive Christianity Network Britain warmly welcomes the announcement by the Prime Minister David Cameron concerning his support for single sex marriage in those churches and other religious communities which wish to celebrate them.

​Members of this Network have overwhelmingly endorsed a request that this religious freedom be available to those who wish to exercise it. There is no desire on our part to force this on those religious groups which do not wish to celebrate same sex marriages.

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Dazzling Darkness

Dazzling Darkness Readers are invited to attend the launch of this new book by the resident poet of Manchester Cathedral.  She has discovered that darkness is as much a positive place as a negative one, inhabited by the Living God – the Dark God, the Hidden God

​Rachel Mann is an Anglican Priest.  Her book, Dazzling Darkness is a true story about searching for one’s authentic self in the company of the Living God. Rachel Mann has died many ‘deaths’ in the process, not the least of which was a change of sex, as well as coming to terms with chronic illness and disability.

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Joint letter to the House of Bishops - Women Bishops

In a joint letter with St Mark’s CRC, Modern Church and Inclusive Church, PCN expresses regret that the House of Laity of the General Synod of the Church of England failed to reach the two-thirds majority required to pass legislation enabling women to be ordained Bishop and urge them to support the recommendation of the Archbishops’ Council to put in place a clear process for discussions in the New Year.

We, the undersigned, deeply regret that the House of Laity of the General Synod of the Church of England failed to reach the two-thirds majority required to pass legislation enabling women to be ordained Bishop. 

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