Church of England Bishop becomes a patron of Pride event

Jul 14, 2017 by

by Nick Duffy, Pink News:

A Church of England Bishop has become a patron of his local Pride event.

The Bishop of Liverpool, the Rt Rev Paul Bayes, was announced as a patron for the Liverpool Pride festival, which takes place this month.

The church leader is a strong proponent of LGBT rights, supporting equal marriage and backing a recent motion calling for a ban on gay ‘cure’ therapy.

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[Editor’s Note: readers should know that Bishop Paul Bayes remains the vice-chair of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Task Group on Evangelism. The list of members of the original group can be found here but since the group’s formation, at least three high profile members have quietly resigned in protest at the participation of Bayes, Mark Russell and others who publicly affirm LGBT ideology.]


See also: Pride comes after the fall, by Brendan O’Neill, Spiked

LGBT Pride London: police attempt to remove ‘Allah is gay’ placards for causing offence, by Archbishop Cranmer


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