Church of England conducting blessings for gay couples

ITV News has obtained evidence that the Church of England is privately acknowledging same-sex partnerships, by conducting blessings for gay couples.

Officially the Church is against the government's gay marriage plans.

A Church report today said vicars should offer support to gay couples but not blessings.

ITV News Social Afffairs Editor Penny Marshall, reports:

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Bishop urges same sex blessings

James Jones, the Bishop of Liverpool, has told ITV News he would like to see the ban on same sex blessings overturned.