Minority of bishops voted for the Pastoral Guidance on Same Sex Marriage

The Church Times Review of 2014 published on January 2, 2015 revealed that 22 bishops abstained when the House of Bishops voted on the statement of Pastoral Guidance on Same Sex Marriage at the meeting on February 13, 2014. The Pastoral Guidance was issued on 15 February 2014. One bishop voted against the statement bringing the total […]

Press Release: Changing Attitude England writes to the College of Bishops

A week ago the Trustees of Changing Attitude England wrote to every bishop and elected senior woman in advance of the meeting of the College of Bishops from September 15-17 when they will start the process of Shared Conversations on Sexuality, Scripture and Mission. The change in attitude and practice which the shared conversations are designed to […]

House of Bishops prioritise discipline not love

Archbishops Pastoral Letter and House of Bishops Pastoral Guidance on Same Sex Marriage The Archbishops and the House of Bishops have produced a Church of England pastoral guidance statement about same sex marriage which ignores the most important thing they stand for as Christian leaders and teachers – the primacy of love in creation and […]