Bishop and senior clergyman join calls for Church of England to lose equalities exemptions

Apr 9, 2018 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: Paul Bayes, the bishop of Liverpool, and David Ison, the dean of St Paul’s Cathedral, both called for Jeremy Pemberton, a gay priest who was blocked from being a hospital chaplain after marrying his partner, to be reinstated. They are backing the Jayne...

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Gay priest who lost discrimination appeal says Church of England needs ‘revolution’

Mar 31, 2018 by

by Jardine Malado, Christian Post: A gay priest who was defrocked for marrying another man has now claimed that there is a “need for revolution” in the Church of England after his discrimination claim was dismissed by the U.K.’s Court of Appeal. Canon Jeremy Pemberton, who served...

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The End of the Pemberton appeal saga

Mar 29, 2018 by

by Ian Paul, Psephizo: Jeremy Pemberton was married to Carrie and they had five children. They were then divorced and Jeremy later entered into a relationship with another man, Laurence Cunnington. When the Equality Act (Same Sex Marriage) came into law in 2013, Jeremy and Laurence married, even...

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Martyn Percy’s Marxist methodology in smearing orthodox Anglicans

Mar 27, 2018 by

by Julian Mann, Anglican Mainstream: In an article for the Modern Church about the recent Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse in the Church of England, the Dean of Christ Church Oxford, the Very Revd Martyn Percy, has used Marxist methodology to smear orthodox Anglicans. He wrote: ‘The Church...

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Easter people: celebrating liberation and new life, but living on unleavened bread

Mar 27, 2018 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. The Church in captivity. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, as it relates to the Church of England, has focused on the failure of institutional process. Bishops and other church leaders, when presented with evidence of clergy sexually abusing...

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Church of England would be shut down if it were a school, survivors’ lawyer tells final IICSA hearing

Mar 24, 2018 by

by Hattie Williams, Church Times: THE Church of England is an “inappropriate” organisation to have charge or care of children and vulnerable adults, and would have been closed if it were a school, a lawyer representing survivors of clerical sex abuse has said. David Greenwood of Switalskis...

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