Auckland Anglicans say no to Same Sex Marriage

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Auckland Anglicans have said no to gay marriage - despite church heads being in favour of it.

A motion to press the issue has failed at this weekend's conference, despite both Auckland bishops and a majority of clergy being in favour.

72 members of the synod voted to push for gay marriage, 65 were against and eight abstained.

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalAnglican ProvincesAnglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia* Culture-WatchMarriage & FamilySexuality--Civil Unions & Partnerships

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