The Anglican Communion will take action against the Scottish Episcopal Church on Monday for hosting a same-sex church wedding, the first ever by a mainstream denomination in the U.K. St. John’s Church in Edinburgh recently hosted the wedding of Peter Matthews and Alistair Dinnie. Anglican leaders are scheduled to meet Monday in Canterbury to decide what action they should take against the Scottish church, which has about 60,000 members and 350 congregations, according to The Times. The SEC will

likely be excluded from participating in decision-making. The same-sex wedding comes months after the Scottish Church overturned the Anglican canon law that states marriage is between a man and a woman in June, and a year after the U.S. Episcopal Church backed same-sex marriage. “I have blessed marriages in other Anglican provinces and always had to stop short of the vows,” the Rev. Markus Dunzkofer, the rector at St John’s, was quoted as saying after hosting the gay wedding. READ MORE