Scottish couples say ‘I do’ to Humanist weddings

Humanist weddings have become increasingly popular in Scotland, and they may outnumber Church of Scotland weddings if current trends continue, reports the BBC’s Karen Millington on their Religion & Ethics website

Meanwhile, recent marriage figures from the Registrar General show over half of the 29,135 weddings in Scotland in 2011 were civil ceremonies.

There were 5,557 marriages carried out by Church of Scotland ministers, 2,486 Humanist marriages and 1,729 Catholic marriages.

 

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