All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Articles with permanently dead external links Webarchive template wayback links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with dead external links from November Use Canadian English from June All Wikipedia articles written in Canadian English. ABC News: Memento Mori. Please update your billing details here. As a row of purple-clad gay and lesbian churchgoers sat quietly watching in the public gallery, the Sydney Anglican Synod on Monday night voted in favour of a policy that will prevent same-sex marriages, parties or events that might advocate "expressions of human sexuality contrary to our doctrine of marriage" on about a thousand church-owned properties.
By Gary Gutting.
These decisions by the American church were a departure from the positions taken in by the worldwide Anglican Communion at its Lambeth Conference. Same-sex marriage Anglican Church Bishops. Lingering on the Margins.
Bishop Michael Stead says the new property policy aims to protect churches from claims of discrimination.