Anglican mainstream email petition

On December 30th, Anglican Mainstream delivered an email petition containing 13 million electronic signatures of those opposed to gay clergy in the Anglican Church to the Archbishop of Canterbury. The petition called on the Archbishop not to recognise the ministry of any bishop who attended the consecration of Gene Robinson in November. Anglican Mainstream is […]

Blacks object to gay marriage comparison

In the USA, conservative blacks are objecting to recent comparisons between the gay marriage and civil rights movements, arguing that sexual orientation is a choice. Links between the two struggles were made when the Massachusetts highest court ruled that the state’s constitution guarantees gay couples the right to marry. The court cited landmark laws that […]

Changing Attitude welcomes the new church guide to the debate about human sexuality

Press Release Changing Attitude, the national group working for the affirmation of lesbian and gay people within the life of the Anglican Church, welcomes the publication today of ‘Some issues in human sexuality: A guide to the debate’. The guide is a wide-ranging survey which addresses sexual ethics, theology, biblical teaching and gender identity. It […]

The Lambeth Commission chaired by Archbishop Robin Eames

On Tuesday 28 October 2003 the Archbishop of Canterbury announced the setting up of the Commission that had been promised at the meeting of the Primates of the Anglican Communion at Lambeth Palace earlier that month. Mandate The Archbishop of Canterbury requests the Commission: To examine and report to him by 30th September 2004, in […]

Press Release: Changing Attitude welcomes the consecration of Bishop Gene Robinson

Changing Attitude, a national organisation of Bishops, Priests and Lay People in the Church of England calling for the full participation of lesbian and gay people in the Anglican communion welcomes and celebrates the consecration today of Canon Gene Robinson as bishop of New Hampshire. Bishop Robinson is a priest of great integrity, generosity, courage […]

Reclaiming Christian Orthodoxy

In the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew’s Gospel Jesus asks, “Is there any one among you who, if your child asks for bread, will give them a stone? Or if the child asks for a fish will give them a snake?” [Matthew 7: 9-10] Jesus was speaking of the love of God for the […]

Lesbian and Gay Identity in Uganda: A Christian Vision for my Country

Christopher Senteza Vice president, Integrity Uganda Sir Winston Churchill will be forgiven for visiting our country in the 60s and calling Uganda ‘the  Pearl of Africa’. True, when he made his maiden trip to Uganda, he was astonished to find that although this East African state was located at the Equator, it enjoyed moderate temperatures […]

The Reading Story—a personal view

The Times Colin Coward, Director of Changing Attitude, reflects on the appointment and withdrawal from Reading of Canon Jeffrey John The news of Dr Jeffrey John’s appointment to Reading was greeted with surprise and delight in the Changing Attitude office. Surprise because his appointment to other positions for which he was eminently suited seem to […]