More speculation about Pilling

Jonathan Petre, writing in the Mailonline,  reports that sources say the House of Bishops Working Party chaired by Sir Joseph Pilling will recommend that clergy wanting to enter civil partnerships should no longer have to promise their bishops that they will abstain from sex. The report will argue that gay clergy should not be treated […]

Time for the Church of England to affirm, welcome, celebrate and bless same-sex relationships

The leader in the Church Times yesterday concluded by saying, “In the mean time, there are the twin concerns of public perception and mission. A greater enthusiasm for the blessing of same-sex partnerships in church would be one effective way of countering the negative impression given this week.” The blessing of same-sex partnerships is the […]

Equal marriage could be approved in the New Year

Changing Attitude understands that following the consultation process, the Government’s proposals for equal marriage will be published in 7 to 10 days time. The Government received 228,000 responses to its consultation on equal marriage – more than any other issue under the Coalition. The Daily Mail, Telegraph and Guardian are now reporting that plans to […]

CA writes to every bishop asking for honesty and courage

Press Release Changing Attitude England has written to every Church of England bishop asking them to speak honestly about the place of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGB&T) Anglicans in the Church and acknowledge truthfully how they treat LGB&T people in their dioceses.  Changing Attitude knows from the evidence of conversations with bishops and from […]

The Bishop of Buckingham records an Out4Marriage video

The Bishop of Buckingham, Alan Wilson, has recorded a video for the Out4Marriage campaign, released yesterday. The Evening Standard carried a report yesterday, saying that the “married father of five, caused a row in the Church” by urging leaders to “get our head around blessing gay people’s relationships”. In the section of the video reported […]

Changing Attitude England publishes submission to the House of Bishops Review Group

Changing Attitude’s submission to the House of Bishops Review Group is now available here.  It has been a collective effort by the trustees and director and expresses our core conviction, held in the depths of our hearts and the prayerfulness of our souls, that we, together with tens of thousands of LGB&T Christians and the […]