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Church Of England Offers Marriage Deal To Unwed Parents

Since 20 percent of British couples getting married in a church already have children, and 44 percent of British children are born to unwed mothers, the Church of England is now offering a special deal: marriages and baptisms at the same time – for a cheaper cost. The two-for-one ceremonies are part of an effort to “woo people back to the pews and make the church more relevant and accessible to 21st century society,” according to The Guardian. A church spokesman told CNN this “is also a way to make the church more welcoming for unmarried parents and their families.”

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Church Of England On Its Way To Allowing Female Bishops

The Church of England published draft legislation that would allow for women to be ordained as bishops, an issue that has long divided Anglicans. The proposed measures will go up for debate in February, and there have been threats by more than 1,300 clergy to quite if safeguards are not put in place. Keep reading »

Men Are From Mars, Vicars Are From Venus

The Church of England just wrote another bible and this one is all about S-E-X. With 150,000 thousand divorces a year and even one of their own Bishop’s 25-year marriage breaking up, the Church decided to author a how-to guide about the “holy and wonderful” thing that takes two (at least). The book, entitled “Growing Together” offers advice for married couples on everything from turn-ons to sexy money issues. It also has saucy true stories! The Bishop of Croydon said, “There’s an assumption that church people are from a different planet. We’re not. We live in the real world and are trying to help people talk about things that often don’t get talked about.” It’s official, everyone loves to talk dirty and for about $15, you can hear what the Anglican Church has to say. [The Sun]

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