Reformers want end to ban on Catholic monarchs

Jennifer Gold in Christian Today:

Politicians and constitutional experts threw their weight behind proposals sent to Downing Street this week to end a 300-year-old ban on Catholic monarchs.

Labour backbencher Chris Bryant’s proposals call for a repeal of the 1701 Act of Settlement preventing Catholics from succeeding to the throne and laws giving males precedence over elder daughters in the royal line of succession, according to a report in The Guardian newspaper this week.

Full article: Reformers want end to ban on Catholic monarchs

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