Archbishop seeks an end to longstanding divisions over human sexuality ahead of Lambeth Conference

Jan 16, 2020 by

from Christian Today:

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he hopes that the forthcoming Lambeth Conference will “draw a line under some of the inward-looking approaches of the past” so that the Anglican Communion can move on from a crippling dispute over human sexuality.

Speaking to reporters at the end of a three-day Primates’ meeting in Jordan, the Most Rev Justin Welby said he wanted to see the Anglican Communion begin to focus instead “on those things that affect the world, be that climate change, conflict, the need for the Church to be confident in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, carrying it out into the world … [and] safeguarding”.

“We had really good, grown-up conversations about [these issues],” he said, adding that there was a need “to be honest about where we are, to come before God in Jesus Christ, in humility and repentence, for where we’ve failed to turn outwards”.

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