(The Christian Institute) — A homosexual clergyman who was disciplined for violating Church of England teaching on marriage has lost his case at the Court of Appeal.
Canon Jeremy Pemberton entered into a same-sex “marriage” in 2014, despite Church of England rules not allowing clergy to do so.
The court said the Church had applied “its sincerely held beliefs in a way expressly permitted” by the Equality Act.
The long running legal case began after Canon Pemberton had his license as a priest officially revoked for his action.
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