Scottish Episcopal Church votes to allow same-sex marriages

Posted June 9, 2017 4:32 pm by Staff Reporter

The Scottish Episcopal Church has voted to allow same-sex marriages. Needing a two-thirds majority to pass, 80 percent of the church’s bishops and laity voted in favour of the change as well as 68 percent of the clergy. “I am very pleased for the couples who can now have their relationships recognised by the church and blessed by God,” the Episcopal Church’s Bishop of Edinburgh, the Right Reverend…

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