Tag Archive | Anglican Church
March 12 marks the 25th anniversary of the ordination of women priests within the Church of England. Yet while today marks one milestone, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people remain second-class citizens. Next year the Anglican bishops from around the world will meet for the Lambeth Conference. Except that a tranche of them, mostly from […]
Leading gay Christians have accused the Anglican Church of hypocrisy following its decision to ban same-sex spouses from attending the church’s 2020 global conference. Canon Jeremy Pemberton, who in 2014 became the first Church of England priest to wed his same-sex partner, said the move to exclude LGBT+ spouses “panders to the views of the […]
The Anglican Bishop of Bradwell in the UK, Rt Rev John Wraw, who had been diagnosed 3 years ago with multiple myeloma, a form of cancer that was ‘treatable but not curable’, and now is no longer treatable, has come out in favour of same-sex marriages. He has said that same-sex relationships are “God given”, […]
Primates who represent 88 million Anglicans, in 38 autonomous provinces, have decided to suspend the US-based Episcopal Church, because of its distance from traditional Anglican teachings by supporting gay marriage.
The announcement by the Archbishop of Canterbury, that the 38 Primates of the 80 million member Anglican Communion are to meet to discuss its future, has been welcomed by the Chair of the Church of Ireland pro-gay group, Changing Attitude Ireland. Dr Richard O’Leary, of Changing Attitude Ireland, responded: “It is helpful that the Archbishop […]