Comment on the follow-up Statement from the Church of England re. liturgies to mark gender transition

Jan 12, 2019 by

from Gafcon UK:

Gafcon UK notes the clarification from the Secretary of the Archbishops’ Council regarding the Guidance from the House of Bishops, on how the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith liturgy can be used for adults who identify as transgender.

This document makes it clear that, contrary to the assurances of some Bishops, this Guidance specifically encourages the liturgy to be used to “mark a person’s gender transition.” As many have pointed out, this is a grave misuse of a sacrament which should refer only to a person’s conversion to Christ and not to celebrate their own identity.

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