Granting marriage rights to homosexual liaisons is at odds with the views of many people in the Republic of Ireland.
The Alliance’s approach has been criticised by the Honorary Secretary of Aontas, previously known as the Association of Irish Evangelical Churches.
Pastor Paudge Mulvihill expressed “profound sadness” about the Alliance’s response to the Bill. He said: “Aontas remains opposed to the Civil Partnership Bill because it undermines the status of marriage.”
There are concerns that giving same-sex couples and temporary relationships the same status as marriage devalues the currency of marriage. Read on...........