Marriage: Sexual Intercourse

Church Commissioners written question – answered at on 26 October 2023.

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Photo of Ben Bradshaw Ben Bradshaw Labour, Exeter

To ask the Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church Commissioners, what physical acts the Church refers to when teaching that sexual intimacy outside of marriage is forbidden.

Photo of Andrew Selous Andrew Selous The Second Church Estates Commissioner, The Second Church Estates Commissioner

The Living in Love and Faith process has always sought to recognise that the expression of sexual intimacy between two people cannot be reduced to a small set of defined actions.

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No18 people think not

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