The Telegraph is observing Christmas Eve by publishing a clutch of articles relating to possible changes in the law relating to marriage and civil partnerships.
Tim Ross writes that Coalition ministers consider gay marriage plans.
He also provides a Q&A: same-sex marriages and civil partnerships.
The Bishop of Truro, the Rt Rev Tim Thornton writes that Marriage should be between a man and a woman.
And the Rev Sharon Ferguson, chief executive of LGCM, writes that We were brought up to believe we would fall in love and get married.