Meanwhile in Scotland…

To lighten the mood, just a bit, there’s news that the Episcopal Church in Scotland has now removed the ban on same-sex marriages there. ❤

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The Scottish Episcopal Church may become the first major church in the United Kingdom to allow its clergy to conduct same-sex weddings in churches.

The General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church, meeting in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, passed on first reading a change to its canon law definition of marriage Friday (June 10).

The change deletes a doctrinal statement that says marriage is to be understood as a union “of one man and one woman.”

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