Favourite for new Bishop of London backed church thanksgiving services for same-sex couples

Dec 16, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today:

A bishop who called for celebration services for same-sex couples is favourite to be named the next Bishop of London in the coming days, Christian Today can reveal.

The current Bishop of Chelmsford, Stephen Cottrell, is rated 2/1 to take the third most senior post in the Church of England after the Archbishops of Canterbury and York.

The latest odds from William Hill put Bishop Cottrell, from the CofE’s Anglo-Catholic wing, ahead of more evangelical candidates such as the current bishops of Nottingham and Kensington and suggest the possibility of a woman being appointed is highly unlikely.

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