Changing Attitude welcomes the nomination of a partnered gay man to be Bishop of Newark

For immediate release Changing Attitude welcomes the nomination of a partnered gay candidate to be Bishop of Newark in the US Episcopal Church, and points out that the Episcopal Church and the Church of England both knowingly appoint gay bishops and clergy. Colin Coward, the Director of Changing Attitude England, today welcome the announcement that […]

Reflections on General Convention in Columbus and the Consultation at St George’s, Windsor

I’ve spent the last two days at St George’s House, Windsor, participating in a Consultation organised by the Bishops of Chelmsford and Liverpool. For the previous week, I had been at the General Convention of the Episcopal Church in Columbus, Ohio. Resolution 161 I returned home on Tuesday evening to news reports of the voting […]

Testimony to Episcopal Church General Convention on the Windsor Report

estimony to the General Convention of the Episcopal Church public hearing on the Windsor Report Delivered by the Revd Colin Coward, Director of Changing Attitude 14 June 2006 “I am Colin Coward, the Director of Changing Attitude England, a group working for the equality of LGBT people in the Anglican Church. I was the person […]

Church of Ireland Ought not respond to Anglican Controversy by Erecting Walls of Exclusion

Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Press Release Gay people are tantamount to scapegoats in the current Anglican row. No point in next Lambeth conference unless all Bishops are invited. “Anglicanism runs the risk of becoming something wholly unattractive and unrecognisable to those who are drawn strongly to its sometimes exasperating breadth, untidiness and inclusiveness,” […]

Most Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Anglicans live in the Global South

Church Times How many people turned up? In the aftermath of the Changing Attitude General Meeting held in Abuja in November 2005, this was the contentious question. Changing Attitude Nigeria announced that more than 1000 people were there on Friday night. Canon Akintunde Popoola, Director of Communication for the Anglican Church in Nigeria, claims he […]

Changing Attitude Australia announces launch meeting; developments in Kenya and Nigeria

For immediate release The international network of Changing Attitude national groups will expand later this month when the launch meeting of Changing Attitude Australia takes place. The first meeting of the new group is being held on Sunday 25 June 2006 from 3pm to 5pm at St John’s, Bentleigh, Melbourne. The speaker at the launch […]

The Bishop of Chelmsford and the Anglican Church of Kenya

The Bishop of Chelmsford and a group of clergy and laity from Chelmsford Diocese have been visiting the link dioceses of Embu, Mbeere, Kirinyaga and Meru in Kenya, at the invitation of the bishops there, to explore ways of developing this long-established link. The Archbishop of Kenya, The Most Revd Benjamin Nzimbi, has been reported […]

Senior Kenyan Anglican holds different views on homosexuality from the Archbishop

In the recently published book Other Worlds, Other Voices, Esther Mombo, Academic Dean at St Paul’s United Theological College, Limuru, expresses a very different perspective on homosexuality from those of the Archbishop, the Most Rev. Benjamin Nzimbi. Esther Mombo is a member of the Inter-Anglican Doctrinal Commission and served on the Lambeth Commission that produced […]