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Global Marriage and Family Issues

Top university could remove tribute to Lord Carey after protest

Catholic church sacks woman for being too ‘polyamorous’

Australian court says polyamory is not “sexual orientation” under Sex Discrimination Act

Irish voters to decide on same-sex marriage in May referendum

Family breakdown costs taxpayer £47bn a year

Children encouraged to have underage sex by NHS scheme

Appeal against Named Person judgment to be fast-tracked

U.S. won’t help fight Boko Haram until Nigeria accepts homosexuality, birth control, bishop says

‘Polyamorous’ woman loses fight with Catholic Church

Italy’s top court: ‘No right to same-sex marriage’

Named Person judgment to be appealed by campaigners

Ashers court action ‘over the top’ – Presbyterian leader

Italy’s top appeals court rejects same-sex marriage, update

    ANSA: Italy’s highest appeals court on Monday rejected same-sex marriage, saying there was nothing in the Constitution that requires the government to extend marriage rights to gays. However, the Cassation Court added that homosexuals have the right to a “protective” law that would ensure same-sex couples have the same rights as unmarried Italian couples. Neither same-sex marriage nor civil unions between same-sex partners are legally recognized in Italy but some cities, including Rome, have a civil union register.

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Thousands flock to show support for Ashers Baking Co.

Government rule barring 2nd marriage not violative of Article 25: Supreme Court

Make purchase of sex illegal, urges Church of Scotland

New Greece government promises to extend legal status to same-sex couples

New Greek govt vows to grant same-sex couples legal status

‘Inappropriate’ Ofsted questioning of children revealed

Groups protest plans to end anti-Christian discrimination

NI Christian-run bakery to face court on 26 March

No room for mum and dad in Ofsted families

Chilean Senate passes bill allowing same-sex civil unions

France top court rules same-sex French-Moroccan couple may marry

Marriage referendum

Christian school facing closure defended by unlikely supporter

Nigerian gvmt plans to ban porn websites: official

Govt ‘sorry’ over Christian group conference ban

Pope to families: Learn to talk to one another again

Named Person legal challenge dismissed – appeal considered

Why taking a page out of a U.K. tabloid is good for women

Same-sex marriage – Comparing the U.S. and Australia

Same-sex marriage is ‘ideological colonization,’ says Vatican spokesman

Activist: Christian bakery legal case should be dropped

Ofsted quiz kids at Christian school on ‘what lesbians do’

Irish PM ‘happy to campaign strongly’ for same-sex marriage

NI council calls for quango to drop Christian bakery case

Belgian bishop says Catholic Church should bless same-sex couples

Canadian Mennonites officiate first same-sex wedding

Vietnam set to amend marriage law

Parents failing to protect their children online, survey reveals

Miliband: ‘Christianity should be respected’

NI Christian printer backs calls for conscience clause

Government stalls on humanist marriages in England and Wales

Named Person: Judge hears new aspect of legal case

Ireland: Same-sex marriage vote is planned

Russell Moore on Vatican trip: World’s religious leaders optimistic about their fight against the sexual revolution

PM told: Bring back those alienated by same-sex marriage

Bill criminalising purchase of sex passes final stage in NI

‘Widespread’ polygamy among Muslims, says new report

Sex ed: ‘Parents sidelined in favour of named persons’

Heterosexual couple start legal bid for civil partnership

RC cuts ties with agency over same-sex couple adoption ruling

Irish school withdraws worksheet on Bible’s teachings on homosexuality over complaint

Family breakdown points to important role of marriage

Do ‘gendered toys’ contribute to domestic violence?

Greek Justice Minister declares he will never back same-sex marriage; says it’s dangerous to society, traditions

Same-sex marriage acceptance by Finnish Lutheran Archbishop prompts mass resignations from church; nearly 8,000 resign over weekend

The Marriage Pledge – Its relevance in Europe

Study: Children suffer negative effects of divorce

‘Welsh smacking ban would criminalise most parents’

‘Parties treat same-sex marriage opponents as morally inferior’

‘Monty the Penguin’ advert criticized for not being inclusive enough

Pastor Johann Christoph Arnold on “God, Sex, and Marriage”

All schools must back same-sex marriage, say humanists

Celebrity role models causing rise in ‘sexting’