Tag: Gay Bishops

New Year, Old Posturing

Is it just me or is Colin Coward over at Changing Attitude getting a bit boring? Gay bishops  There are 13 gay bishops among the 114 English bishops, nearly 15% of the total. They are all closeted to a greater

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Top Ten 2011

Here are the top ten posts from 2011, in reverse order. 10 – Giles Fraser massacres Scripture yet again – A frank yet accurate examination of Fraser’s Thought for the Day on Radio 4’s Today programme at the start of

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4ThoughtTV – Can Bishops be openly gay?

Next week 4ThoughtTV are running a week on the topic, “Is it wrong for Anglican bishops to be openly gay?” The broadcast schedule (after the Channel 4 News at 7) is as follows. Monday 11th July - Vicar Trevor Donnelly says

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Statement from House of Bishops on Human Sexuality

http://www.churchofengland.org/media/1289380/gsmisc997.pdf The money quotes are in the accompanying letter from the Bishop of Norwich. To avoid pre-empting the outcome of the review the House has concluded that clergy in civil partnerships should not, at present, be nominated for episcopal appointment.  The review

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Gay Bishops?

I have been approached already by the BBC and others to comment on this story today in the Telegraph. I won’t however be making a comment on the content of the legal advice until I have actually read it. In

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Institutional Homophobia?

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people,  training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of

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