Those of you who make a point of being right across the latest ecclesiastical edicts will have noticed with some relief that the Church of England’s bishops have issued new “pastoral guidance” about sex, something I know we’ve all been waiting to drop for quite some time. BBC iPlayer is currently Continue Reading
A gay priest has lost his discrimination case after being blocked from a job with the NHS as a hospital chaplain by the Church of England. Canon Jeremy Pemberton, who has been a clergyman for 30 years, went to the court of appeal to challenge earlier rulings against him but it rejected Continue Reading
Leading figures in the Church of England are set to debate homosexuality and same-sex marriage today.
The Church of England is resisting calls to change its teaching that marriage is exclusively between a man and a woman.
It appears that Britain is in the grip of an epidemic. An epidemic of hate. Barely a day passes without a media outlet informing us about the wave of criminal bigotry that is sweeping through the country.
Homophobia is still rampant within many parts of the Church of England.
Canon Jeremy Pemberton was barred from taking up a new post as a chaplain at King’s Mill Hospital after marrying his partner in 2014.
The Church of England fears that Archbishops from conservative countries will walk out of a week-long summit called by Archbishop Justin Welby over the issue of gay rights.