The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales has described the Government's plans for gay marriage as undemocratic and a "shambles".
Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols said there was no mandate to enforce same-sex marriage laws in an interview with the BBC.
There was no announcement in any party manifesto, no Green Paper, no statement in the Queen's Speech.
And yet here we are on the verge of primary legislation. From a democratic point of view, it's a shambles.
George Orwell would be proud of that manoeuvre. I think the process is shambolic.
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