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We have taken this institution for granted for too long. Now the Coalition is showing how vital and precious it is

Archbishops will also issue a pastoral letter about the importance of marriage to society

Archbishop Peter Smith raised concerns with Theresa May in a 40-minute meeting yesterday


This is all getting to look very similar to what we have been told about the Soho Masses

Edward Leigh is seeking to annul regulations which would lift the ban on civil ceremonies being conducted in places of worship

The teaching of the Church on civil unions is clear enough: does the archbishop support it or not?

‘The redefinition of marriage’ is seen as a threat to religious liberty

Conservative MP for Portslade and Hove has ‘over-stepped the mark’, says Bishop Kieran Conry