General Synod debate on sexuality 3 – Media coverage

Media reports on Synod sexuality and marriage motion

C of I affirms marriage teaching
Irish Times – Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland Most Rev Alan Harper addresses the General Synod of the Church of Ireland last week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times The General Synod of the Church of Ireland today passed a motion affirming the …


CoI drops debate on gay marriage
Belfast Newsletter – The leader of the Church of Ireland yesterday stopped discussion of a motion which would have restated the church’s teaching on marriage in dramatic scenes at its annual General Synod. The meeting in Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral was to have been …

Motions run high as synod debate on same-sex marriage is called off on a …
Irish Times – A motion affirming traditional church teaching on marriage could not be taken at the Church of Ireland General Synod in Dublin yesterday, on a point of order. Speakers argued that as wording of motion 8A could be construed as proposing a doctrinal http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2012/0511/1224315907517.html

Church of Ireland will discuss marriage motion and ‘hurt and injury’ to gays PinkNews.co.uk by Stephen Gray – The Church of Ireland General Synod will discuss this week the ‘hurt and injury’ felt by gay people as a result of the actions taken by those within the denomination in addition to a motion affirming its view that …