Belfast Telegraph: Bishops back ‘traditional marriage’

THE Church of Ireland has underlined its commitment to marriage as being between a man and a woman following its major weekend conference on human sexuality. A joint statement from the Primate Archbishop Alan Harper and the Archbishop of Dublin Dr Michael Jackson stressed that “the church’s position on marriage as being the union of one man and one woman remains constant”. [Continue Reading]

Belfast Telegraph: Same-sex issue needs solution

The Church of Ireland Primate Archbishop Alan Harper will preside at a special conference on March 9-10 which will discuss the vexed question of same-sex relationships. Already the debate is in full flow and this week the pro-gay group Changing Attitude Ireland published a book, ‘Moving Forward Together; Homosexuality and the Church of Ireland’. [Continue Reading]