Church of England: marriages remain valid after gender transition

"The marriage of worshipers who transition to a different gender will still be valid, the Church of England has said. The position extends only to worshipers who were in an opposite-sex relationship at the time of their marriage, it clarified." - Christian Post

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Bert Perry's picture

It seems a little counter-intuitive that someone who "transitioned" could provide due comfort to their spouses per 1 Cor. 7, but I guess if those who become impotent or are maimed somehow accidentally are still married, the same would apply to those who do this.  That said, I would think that the spouse of someone who wanted to transition might say "honey, we have to talk..."

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TylerR's picture


Wonder what J.C. Ryle would say about the CoE today. He'd have been horrified.

Tyler is a pastor in Olympia, WA and works in State government.