Public consultation in Guyana on removal of anti-gay laws

The Associated Press reports that authorities in Guyana are planning a series of public consultations on whether to repeal the country’s anti-gay laws. Guyana remains the only country in mainland South America with laws forbidding homosexuality on its statute books, though they are said not to be enforced. Homophobia and anti-gay laws remain widespread in […]

Rev Victor Bracuto wins ex-gay discrimination ruling in Argentina

by Rev. Dr. Thomas Hanks, Buenos Aires, and Rex Wockner Other Sheep Ministries The Argentine Justice Ministry’s National Institute Against Discrimination, Xenophobia and Racism has ruled that a recent “gay cure” conference in Córdoba implied that gays are sick and therefore engaged in illegal discrimination. “This department of Legal Help [of INADI, National Institute against […]

Declaration of the Anglican Bishops of Latin America and the Caribbean (Global Center)

Latin America, Caribbean bishops uphold diversity of Anglicanism Anglican bishops from Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting in San José, Costa Rica, May 18-22, released a declaration reaffirming their call for the Anglican Communion “to preserve its participative nature, diverse, ample and inclusive,” characteristics they say are essential to Anglicanism. The declaration was signed by […]

Anglican bishops warn rift with U.S. church remains

Anglican archbishops from Africa, Asia and Latin America meeting in Nairobi, Kenya on 28 January said that an apology from the U.S. Episcopal Church did not go far enough to heal the rift among Anglicans over the consecration of the denomination’s first openly gay bishop. In Nairobi, church leaders were circumspect about their views on […]

Statement of the Episcopal Church of Guatemala on the participation of the Central American Primate in Gene Robinson’s consecration

THE CASE HISTORY The Diocese of New Hampshire in the Episcopal Church of the United States of America (ECUSA) elected the Rt Revd Gene Robinson as Bishop Coadjutor by a legal canonical process according to the law and constitutions of ECUSA. The aforementioned canonical legislation stipulates that to be consecrated as a bishop, it is […]