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“I think if you start to introduce change that questions the place of the established Church or questions marriage as an institution which exists for the good of all society, not just as a private contract between two individuals, then you need to think very hard and long before you do that.” He said careful negotiation with the Catholic hierarchy would be needed to raise a possibility that an heir with a Catholic parent could still be the Supreme Governor.Bishop Stevens’s warning follows a series of political interventions by bishops in the Lords this year.
If Mr Cameron’s reforms were passed it would be possible for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s firstborn child to marry a Catholic and still ascend the throne.
He argued that the Prime Minister’s plans to repeal the ban on the monarch being married to a Catholic posed a serious potential risk.
Currently the Queen is required to take on the role of Supreme Governor of the Church of England — making it the established Church.
Bishop Stevens said that a change to the Act of Settlement with the potential to disestablish the Church of England would be something that bishops “would have to resist”.
The Act of Settlement was introduced in 1701 to secure the Protestant succession following the death of Mary II without any heirs and the likelihood that her husband, William III, would also die without an heir, which was what happened.
First Archbishop of Canterbury, Apostle of the English; date of birth unknown; d. Symbols: cope, pallium, and mitre as Bishop of Canterbury, and pastoral staff and gospels as missionary.
Nothing is known of his youth except that he was probably a Roman of the better class, and that early in life he become a monk in the famous monastery of St. Gregory out of his own patrimony on the Cælian Hill.E., II, i), which is treated under GREGORY THE GREAT.Some five years after his elevation to the Roman See (590) Gregory began to look about him for ways and means to carry out the dream of his earlier days.“Most of us would passionately support the principle of equality before the law for gay people, people of religious faiths and so on,” he said.“But supporting that principle does not necessarily mean that we have to start to unpick the threads that have held us together as a society for a very long time.Last week they helped scupper the Government’s attempts to cut £350 million from Britain’s legal aid bill, which ministers argue is far higher than in comparable countries.