Bishop of Gloucester addresses the Church’s attitude to gay and lesbian people

At the May meeting of Gloucester Diocesan Synod, The Bishop of Gloucester, the Right Revd Michael Perham, addressed the Church of England’s attitude to homosexual people. In his presidential sermon he reflected on the House of Bishops’ Statement in January on Same-sex Marriage and on the Pilling Report, the report of the Working Party on […]

Revolution in the air – bishops develop new narrative about LGB&T people

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s dramatically evolving stance towards LGB&T people revealed in his comments at the Evangelical Alliance’s headquarters last week have been reinforced by the bishops of Gloucester, Worcester and Dudley (soon to be Manchester). Changing Attitude believes this is an organised re-framing of thinking by the bishops with the full encouragement of the Archbishop […]

Bishop of Gloucester says the Church of England’s stance on equal marriage is not sustainable

The Rt Revd Michael Perham, Bishop of Gloucester

The Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Revd Michael Perham, said he thinks it is time for the Church of England to apologise for its treatment of the gay community, but that it is moving slowly towards acceptance, when he met Gloucestershire’s Gay and Lesbian Community (GGLC) last week. The Gloucestershire Citizen report said the meeting […]