Gay Marriage in the Church

Feb 13, 2017 by

Watch: Gavin Asheden and Susie Leafe on the Victoria Derbyshire show with Andrew Foreshew-Cain and retired Bishop of Swindon Michael Doe. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08f3yy3/victoria-derbyshire-13022017 (Scroll forward 11.35) Available for the next 29...

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Bishops’ Report on Marriage and Same Sex Relationships

Feb 13, 2017 by

From BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: John Humphrys talks to Simon Sarmiento of Thinking Anglicans and Chair of LGBTI Mission and Susie Leafe, General Synod Member and Director of Reform. Listen here (scroll in to 1.22) (Available for the next 29 days)  ...

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Timeo danaos et dona ferentis?

Feb 12, 2017 by

by Martin Davie: There are two stories which helpfully illustrate the choice which those on General Synod who hold an orthodox view of human sexuality will have to make about whether to vote to ‘take note’ of GS 2055, the House of Bishops report on Marriage and Sexual Relationships after the...

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Dame Louise Casey eats humble pie

Feb 10, 2017 by

from Coalition for Marriage: Dear marriage supporter, The Government’s integration tsar, Dame Louise Casey, said last month that Roman Catholic schools must support same-sex marriage. Her comments caused deep alarm to many people. But there is good news. It looks like Dame Louise has been having...

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Lib-Con Coalition To Block Church’s Stance On Gay Marriage

Feb 9, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: Conservative Anglicans are preparing to join liberals to defeat Church leaders in a row over teaching on gay marriage. The document, the result of more than two years of private talks at all levels of the Church’s hierarchy, could be thrown out of the...

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Giving and Receiving Episcopal Oversight: The Bishops’ Report (GS 2055)

Feb 9, 2017 by

by Andrew Goddard, Fulcrum: The initial heat and fury of reactions to the House of Bishops’ Report “Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations” continues over a week after its publication with a concerted campaign now underway to persuade Synod to refuse to even “take note”...

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