The game is up for the Church of England, the war has been won

That’s what the Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, said in his keynote address at the Cutting Edge Consortium 3rd National Conference held in the Conway Hall, London on Saturday. What Bishop Nicholas said in his address (in brief) was: In British society, the game is up. Gay people are equal members of our society. Civil Partnerships are […]

Pete Broadbent predicts Synod will be talking about gay marriage in the tea room this week

The Radio 4 Sunday programme featured an interview this morning about the letter from 120 London clergy to the Times about civil partnerships and the Bishop of Salisbury’s interview in the Times headlined ‘I now support gay marriage’. Edward Stourton interviewed the Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam and Bishop of Willesden, Peter Broadbent. The interview begins […]

The Bishop of Salisbury first to make public his support for gay marriage

Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury

Today’s Times carries an interview with the Bishop of Salisbury, by Ruth Gledhill in which bishop Nicholas says he has changed his mind and now supports gay marriage. This is a dramatic development at the end of what has already been a very dramatic week for LGB&T issues in the Church of England. Ruth says […]