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Vatican's edict 'same-sex unions are sinful' met with criticism by gay activists | Hindustan Times
The Church of England has apologized for issuing guidance last week saying sex is for married heterosexual couples only. However, in their … [Read more In a nod to conservatives, the Church of England has issued guidance reaffirming its stance that sex belongs only within heterosexual marriages. A video that quickly started trending on … [Read more
Dear Gay Anglicans letter
A n Anglican minister has sparked outrage after calling for Christians to pray for Prince George , who is four years old, to grow up to be gay, in order to advance the cause of gay rights in the Church. The minister, Rev. Kelvin Holdsworth, is known for making controversial statements, however speculating about the sexuality of a child to make a political point proved too much for many people.
By Tamara Cohen for the Daily Mail. Gay clergy in civil partnerships can become bishops, following an apparent U-turn from the Church of England. Despite rejecting proposals to allow women to become bishops, a new ruling means homosexual men can be appointed as long as they remain chaste and repent for any past sexual acts.