Tag: Human Sexuality

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Yesterday’s vote in the Church of Ireland’s General Synod on Motion 8 was withdrawn on a proceedural technicality, as reported in the Irish Times.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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The Letter in the Times – A Bit of a Damp Squib

Really, are we all getting excited over this? Sir, A number of recent statements by church leaders past and present may have given the mistaken impression that the Church is universally opposed to the extension of civil marriage to same-sex

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Human Sexuality Group Appoints Advisors

The House of Bishop’s Human Sexuality Group has appointed three advisors. New advisers were appointed to the House of Bishops advisory group on human sexuality this week. The three new members are the Rev Dr Jessica Martin, Priest-in-charge of Duxford, Hinxton and

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Human Sexuality Group invites Submissions

The game is on! The group chaired by Sir Joseph Pilling to advise the House of Bishops on the Church of England’s approach to human sexuality has invited submissions. Written submissions can be sent, to arrive by 31 May, to: Sexuality

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Osborne Report Published

Back in the 80s, before the publication of “Issues”, the Church of England commissioned a report on homosexuality. The so-called “Osborne Report” (named as such because it’s chair was the Rev June Osborne) was never formally published back then, but

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