Tag Archive | Justin Welby
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 […]
Nicholas Chamberlain, the Church of England bishop of Grantham, has admitted that he is in a gay relationship, but says it is a celibate one, in line with Church rules. The bishop says he obeys the Church rules which say he must be celibate, but that his relationship is long-term and committed. Justin Welby, who […]
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 […]