After two days of listening to leading members of CEEC and Reform talk about the “change” in policy (which is no real change at all) on clergy in Civil Partnerships being allowed to be considered for episcopal nominations, it strikes …

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I’m astonished by a letter that has appeared in the Church of England Newspaper today, in response to my letter of two weeks ago. Sir, I have no doubt that many of your readers were aghast at the Rev Peter …

How am I homophobic? Let me count the ways… Read more »

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From Changing Attitude. The soon-to-arrive new Bishop of Chichester has some fine messes to clear up on arrival, in a diocese with a higher than average number of gay clergy and gay-friendly congregations presided over in part by a homophobic …

Breaking – First Public CDM Over Bishop’s Pastoral Letter of 2005 Read more »

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Click to access 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 …

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In the latest blog post from Changing Attitude, the penultimate paragraph makes the following assertion. The Church of Scotland’s General Assembly meeting on Monday held a significant debate on questions relating to ministers in same-sex relationships and also with regard …

Changing Attitude Misrepresent the Kirk Sexuality Report Read more »

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Lots of comment on the web about the decision of the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America to change the rules under which candidates for ordination and church office are assessed. The Huffington Post’s headline sums up what …

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