Church Not ‘Reached End Of The Road’ On Gay Marriage, Welby Says

Feb 2, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The Archbishop of Canterbury has said the Church of England has not “reached the end of the road” over its position on gay marriage. After years of internal debate and division, the Church of England is refusing to change its teaching that marriage is...

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Has The Episcopal Church Been Penalised For Its Support Of Gay Marriage – Or Not?

Feb 2, 2017 by

by Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: Senior members of The Episcopal Church of the United States have said they are “dismayed” by an Anglican Communion report that they did not vote on “doctrine” at a recent meeting The Episcopal Church, which endorses gay equality,...

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A response to GS 2055 ‘Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations

Feb 1, 2017 by

by Martin Davie: What is GS 2055? It is report to the General Synod from the House of Bishops outlining a proposed way forward for the Church of England on the issues of marriage and same sex relationships following the conclusion of the Shared Conversations on Scripture, Mission and Human...

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Report heads off immediate split, but entrenches ‘mixed economy’ theology

Jan 31, 2017 by

Commentary by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: The Bishops’ Report does not attempt to resolve the ethical question of whether same sex relationships are right or wrong, whether they can be celebrated as part of Christian discipleship or censured as an expression of rebellion against the...

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Updated Wednesday 15 Feb: GS 2055 Bishops’ Report and Responses: new arrangement

Jan 27, 2017 by

Read Report here GS 2055(pdf)   Debates in and around General Synod: reports and analysis (Newer items at the bottom of each section) Serving Bishop joins criticism against C of E stance on gay marriage, by Harriet Sherwood, Guardian Gay marriage in the Church? Watch Gavin Ashenden and Susie...

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Church Of England Refuses To Budge On Gay Marriage

Jan 27, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The Church of England is resisting calls to change its teaching that marriage is exclusively between one man and one woman. After years of debate and division the CofE’s bishops have announced there “are no proposals” to change laws that prevent...

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