Lambeth Conference in jeopardy over homosexuality row

Oct 1, 2014 by

by Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: The next Lambeth Conference, the ten-yearly gathering of more than 600 Anglican bishops from around the world, is in jeopardy because of the row over homosexuality that is dividing the Church. The Anglican Communion, the body that represents the episcopal leadership of millions of Anglicans worldwide led by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, is split by the battle between its conservative and liberal wings over gay relationships and gay ordination....

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Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so

Sep 29, 2014 by

By Loulla-Mae Eleftherious-Smith, Independent: It is just months since same sex-marriage became legal in the UK, a landmark ruling that David Cameron claimed sent the message that that people are equal “whether gay or straight”, but despite the passing of this liberating law, 16 per cent of people – almost one in six – think that gay sex should be made illegal. A new survey of British sexual behaviour, which used a sample of 1,052 UK adults and carried out by The Observer, found this...

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Gay and bisexual men in London face ‘worsening’ sexual health

Sep 24, 2014 by

By Scott Roberts, Pink News: The sexual health of some gay and bisexual men in the capital is “worsening” despite increasing awareness of support services, Public Health England (PHE) has warned. In a new report the agency said men who have sex with men (MSM) make up an estimated 3.8% of the London male population – but they constituted nearly one in five (24%) of all London residents diagnosed with new sexually transmitted infections in 2013. Representing 65% of all gonorrhoea cases...

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Men and Women Who Have Experienced Authentic Change in Sexual Orientation Through Therapy that Works...

Sep 17, 2014 by

From Voices of Change: The testimonials presented on this site are authentic Voices of Change by men and women who have experienced profound changes in their sexual orientation.  These brave men and women represent thousands of people around the world who feel same-sex attraction (SSA) but don’t believe these unwanted feelings represent who they truly are as people nor did they believe these feelings to be unchangeable.  Because they understood their SSA was not inborn but rather the...

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Unwanted same-sex feelings and the question of scientific integrity

Sep 12, 2014 by

From Christian Concern: Core Issues Trust (CIT) has produced an electronic version of its challenging research paper which examines what science says – or does not say – about providing therapeutic support for people who are seeking to move away from a homosexual lifestyle. Core, based in Belfast, says ideology currently prevents the licensing of therapists who can help people who want to reduce their unwanted same-sex attraction.  It warns that legislative proposals are being...

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When homophobia becomes an offence under the Clergy Discipline Measure…

Sep 9, 2014 by

By Julian Mann, Cranmer’s Curate: Changing the Script calls on Church of England Bishops to enforce new Synod anti-homophobia measure (Media Office, September 9th, 2020) Following the overwhelming vote in July by the General Synod of the Church of England to make homophobia by clergy a disciplinary offence, the Trustees of Changing the Script have written to every Diocesan Bishop calling on them to properly enforce the new measure. Canon Sir Cardew Cool CBE, director of Changing the...

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