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  • Now you can have your children baptised when you marry, says Church of England

    07/22/2009 11:03:50 PM PDT · by Stoat · 19 replies · 1,293+ views
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | July 23, 2009 | Steve Doughty
    The Church of England yesterday overthrew 2,000 years of history by giving its blessing to couples having children before they marry. It declared that although sex is best kept for marriage, couples who live together and have children without a wedding will no longer be regarded as living in sin. Instead they will be encouraged to adopt traditional values at newly created services in which they will be able both to marry and baptise their children. The new services mean that the CofE is openly accepting sex before marriage among its congregations - something rejected across two millennia of...