Clive Myrie interviewing Joseph Musgrave and Canon Doctor Chris Sugden
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Debate over same-sex church weddings

Prime Minister David Cameron has said he wants churches in England and Wales to be allowed to conduct same-sex marriage ceremonies - but that they would not be forced to.

Canon Doctor Chris Sugden from Anglican Mainstream, told the BBC:

"Marriage is a commitment between a man and a women, and if you take gender out of marriage you turn it into something else."

But Joseph Musgrave, from the pro-gay marriage group Out For Marriage said in response he did not think any church had the authority "to tell other faith groups how they should theologically define marriage."

  • 07 Dec 2012
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