Category: Church of Ireland

Address to Church of Ireland Tri-Partite Conference on Sexuality

As I only have twelve minutes it is not my intention to refresh the conservative position on marriage and sexual behaviour. Needless to say, it was my own journey of exploring the exegesis of the relevant passages that led me

Irish General Synod does a U-Turn

Who’d have thought? This is not going away… THE Church of Ireland will debate gay relationships tomorrow after a decision to stop the debate taking place was effectively overturned following behind the scenes negotiations in Dublin today. A motion brought

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Procedural Nonsense in the Church of Ireland

Yesterday’s vote in the Church of Ireland’s General Synod on Motion 8 was withdrawn on a proceedural technicality, as reported in the Irish Times. A MOTION affirming traditional church teaching on marriage could not be taken at the Church of

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The Ante is Upped in the Church of Ireland

The Archbishop of Dublin and the Bishop of Down and Drowmore have put forward the following motion to be debated at the General Synod of the Church of Ireland this Thursday. 8 A: HUMAN SEXUALITY IN THE CONTEXT OF CHRISTIAN

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Ireland’s Indaba

News from the Church of Ireland that the events of the summer with the entering into a Civil Partnership of the Very Rev Tom Gordon, Dean of Leighlin Cathedral, are moving to the middle game. The Very Rev Tom Gordon’s

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