Bishop McMahon: No problem with civil partnerships
Fr John Boyle runs a report on Bishop Malcolm McMahon's interview with The Tablet. Bishop McMahon is chairman of the Bishop's Conference's Catholic Education Services.
In the interview the Bishop says that the Church should not "investigate" - or one presumes enquire or even take into account headteachers private lives, that is whether they are following Christ's teaching on the permanence of marriage.
He also states that he has no problem with "gay" civil partnerships. Do read Fr John's article.
This follows Ed Balls, the Secretary of State for Education's statement that the CES endorsed his plan for compulsory sex education.