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Recommended reading for Clergy

ANGLICAN MARRIAGE IN ENGLAND AND WALES – A Guide to the Law for Clergy Obtainable from The Faculty Office, 1 The Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3JT Tel: 0207-222-5381

MARRIAGE IN CHURCH AFTER DIVORCE (GS1361) A discussion document commissioned by the House of Bishops. Church House Publishing. £5.00 ISBN 0 7151 3833 2. There is also advice available from the House of Bishops to Clergy at Advice to Clergy – Remarriage After Divorce

GUIDE FOR THE CLERGY. The General Register Office has produced a very useful Guide for the Clergy, which will be of particular help to clergy dealing with marriage registers, but it also contains a good outline of the general law relating to marriages, as well as baptisms and burials. The General Register Office also publishes an occasional newsletter with useful information about registration of marriages. A link to this newsletter is available at GRO Clergy Newsletter

CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS IN RELIGIOUS PREMISES – A helpful note for Clergy clarifying the current position on the use of Church of England premises in connection with Civil Partnerships is available at Civil Partnerships in Religious Premises

THE MARRIAGE BOOK by Nicky and Sila Lee – The Marriage Book – Published by Alpha (4th ed. 2009), price £7.99, provides some excellent insights into how a healthy marriage works – Buy