Human Sexuality

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October 18, 2016

[Anglican Journal] Three clergy in the diocese of Toronto have sent a letter to Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby to register dissent and request an “intervention” following the election of Canon Kevin Robertson, a gay man currently living with his partner, to the episcopate in September....

October 11, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Primates, clergy and laity from the Global South group of Anglicans have spent the past week meeting in Cairo and discussing a range of issues from evangelism, inter-faith dialogue and same-sex relationships. Under the theme “. . . found faithful”, the...

September 30, 2016

[Anglican Church of Southern Africa] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa voted Sept. 30 to reject a proposal to allow “prayers of blessing” to be offered for people in same-sex civil unions under South African law.

The vote was taken by the church’s Provincial Synod, its top...

September 26, 2016

National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald, left, and Bishop Lydia Mamakwa, of the Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh, during the opening worship at General Synod 2016. Photo: Art Babych

[Anglican Journal] In the wake of July’s vote on same-sex marriages...

September 21, 2016

[Anglican Journal] A gay man living with a male partner is among three priests who were elected suffragan bishops in the Diocese of Toronto last weekend.

On Saturday, Sept. 17, members of an electoral synod elected the Rev. Riscylla Walsh Shaw, the Rev. Canon Kevin Robertson and...

September 19, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England has confirmed the membership of its new Bishops’ Reflection Group which has been established to help the church’s bishops as they continue to reflect on issues relating to human sexuality. The group was established by the...

September 9, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, has welcomed a proposed referendum on whether the country should allow same-sex marriages, but expressed concern about the “tenor of the debate.” Australian Prime Minister...

September 6, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The secretary general of the Anglican Communion, Bishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has moved to clarify any misunderstanding among Anglican provinces around the world after news emerged at the weekend of the first English bishop to declare that he is gay and...

July 18, 2016

[Anglican Journal] General Synod “erred grievously” in its approval, earlier this week, of a resolution allowing same-sex marriages, a group of seven bishops say.

In  a statement  released Friday, July 15, the bishops said they “publicly dissent” from the decision, which, they...

July 18, 2016

Archbishop Fred Hiltz delivers the sermon at the closing worship of General Synod 2016, July 12. Photo: Art Babych

[Anglican Journal] Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, says he understands why some bishops have chosen to go ahead with the...

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