Tag: Gay Priest

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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Who’s Leaking?

Jonathan Wynne-Jones has the scoop this evening. I can reveal that Dr Jeffrey John, the openly gay but celibate Dean of St Albans, has been blocked from becoming a bishop once again. He has not been chosen as the next

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Jeffrey John Story goes Mainstream

This morning has seen the Bishop of Bangor story go mainstream. Gay cleric Jeffrey John could become Britain’s first openly homosexual bishop – Telegraph Gay priest Dr Jeffrey John could become a bishop in Wales – Times New fears of

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