Changing Attitude England response to 2007 Advent Letter

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Advent letter outlines his perspective on the crisis affecting the Anglican Communion and his plans and expectations for the Lambeth Conference and the proposed Covenant. The Archbishop naturally focuses his attention on the Primates, bishops and Instruments of Communion, and the leaders and pressure groups who are exacerbating the crisis. What […]

Archbishop of Canterbury meets LGBT members of the Consultation

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Dr Rowan Williams, yesterday attended a meeting of the Clergy Consultation. Dr Williams presided and preached at a service of Holy Communion and later addressed the members present, responding to questions. The Revd Colin Coward, Director of Changing Attitude, has been a member of the Consultation since 1979 […]

Diocese of New Westminster – Memorandum from the Right Reverend Michael Ingham, Bishop to all Diocesan Clergy

Dear Friends in Christ: By now you will have heard the announcement from Burlington, Ontario, by the Essentials Network of a formal separation from the Canadian Church. You may well be asked about it this on Sunday and for some time to come, so I thought I would offer you my own preliminary reflections on […]

Is the Archbishop of Canterbury proposing to withhold Lambeth invitations from English bishops?

In The Daily Telegraph, 19 November 2007, Jonathan Petre reports that the Archbishop of Canterbury is preparing to target individual bishops whose pro-gay policies threaten to derail his efforts to avert schism by withdrawing their invitations to next year’s Lambeth Conference. Is the Archbishop of Canterbury proposing to withhold invitations from English bishops as well […]

The conflict within the Anglican Communion can only be resolved when lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people are fully included

Press release It is difficult to keep track of developments and announcements being made by conservatives in the Anglican Communion at the moment. They come with such frequency that it is almost impossible to isolate one development and comment on the implications of what is proposed. Ultimately however, there is only one possible outcome – […]

Changing Attitude, Integrity and Inclusive Church develop plans for Lambeth 2008

Press release The Revd Susan Russell, President of Integrity USA and the Revd Caro Hall, a member of the Integrity Board, have been in London from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 October to further develop an integrated strategy with Inclusive Church and Changing Attitude for our presence at the Lambeth Conference 2008. Caro Hall was […]

Changing Attitude England responds to the HOB statement

The response of the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church ‘to questions and concerns raised by our Anglican Communion partners’ gives encouragement to members of Changing Attitude and our brothers and sisters in Integrity, representing LGBT people in many parts of our Communion. The Revd Colin Coward, Director of Changing Attitude England, said: “With […]

Kunonga of Harare claims Zimbabwe bishop practices homosexuality

Press release Dr Nolbert Kunonga, bishop of Harare, Zimbabwe, is reported as having made the sensational claim that one of the bishops in Zimbabwe is practicing homosexuality. At the same time he accused bishop Michael Doe, a patron of Changing Attitude, of secretly lobbying the province with donations. According to a report published by the […]

Colin Coward reflects on the implications of Bishop Orama’s reported remarks

The news about the homophobic remarks made by Bishop Orama of Uyo continues to develop. The Archbishop of Canterbury has expressed deep shock at the remarks and urged the bishop to apologise. An apology has not been issued. Explanations are all that have been issued to date. Archdeacon Akintunde Popoola has told The Living Church […]