The Archbishop of York backed Prince William and Kate Middleton’s decision to live together before marriage, saying that many modern couples want to “test the milk before they buy the cow”.Read the rest here.
Dr John Sentamu argued that the royal couple’s public commitment to live their lives together today would be more important than their past.
But Anglican traditionalists criticised the Archbishop, the second most senior cleric in the Church of England, for failing to reinforce Christian teaching which prohibits sex outside marriage.
I am not sure if I am more shocked by the overt repudiation of elementary Christian morality or the breathtaking insult to the future King and Queen by referring to the Duchess of Cambridge as a "cow." Is there no room at all in the Tower?