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Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham Statement on the Pemberton Case

Employment tribunal holds: “the constitutional convention means that the State cannot impose same sex marriage upon the Church”.

The Employment Tribunal that heard the case brought by Jeremy Pemberton against Bishop Richard Inwood has released its findings, dismissing all the claims brought against the Bishop. A spokesperson for the Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham said: “We are thankful to the tribunal for its work on this complex case and for its findings in favour of the former Acting Diocesan Bishop, the Rt Revd Richard Inwood, on all the claims made against him. “We recognise that it has been a long and difficult process for all concerned, and we continue to hold them in our thoughts and prayers. “Churches across the diocese continue to offer a generous welcome to people from all backgrounds. We remain engaged in the on-going shared conversations across the wider Church of England that are exploring questions relating to human sexuality.”

Pemberton Ruling 2015.11.04

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