Human Sexuality

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August 4, 2014

[Religion News Service] Uganda’s top Anglican leader criticized the constitutional court for striking down the country’s controversial anti-gay law on a technicality, saying the law is still needed to protect children and families from Western-imported homosexuality.

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May 14, 2014

[Anglican Taonga] General Synod on May 14 passed a resolution that will create a pathway towards the blessing of same-sex relationships – while upholding the traditional doctrine of marriage.

It will appoint a working group to report to the 2016 General Synod on “a process and structure...

May 12, 2014

[Church of England press release] The Archbishop of Canterbury has May 12 launched a report from the Education Division of the Church of England “Valuing All God’s Children: Guidance for Church of England Schools on Challenging Homophobic Bullying.”

The report is here.

The...

February 17, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Kansas Bishop Dean E. Wolfe and Diocese of Western Kansas Bishop Michael P. Milliken wrote the Kansas State Senate on Feb. 14, urging senators to reject that state’s House Bill 2453. The bill would allow public and private employees the right to deny services...

February 14, 2014

[Chicago Consultation press release] The steering committee of the Chicago Consultation — an organization of bishops, clergy, theologians and lay Anglicans in Africa and Episcopalians in the United States — has issued the following statement about punitive anti-gay legislation that is supported...

February 5, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] A second Africa primate has issued a response to a recent letter by the archbishops of Canterbury and York which recalled Anglican Communion leaders’ “commitment to pastoral care and friendship for all, regardless of sexual orientation.”

In his response...

January 29, 2014

[Lambeth Palace] The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have Jan. 29 written to all primates of the Anglican Communion, and to the Presidents of Nigeria and Uganda, recalling the commitment made by the Primates of the Anglican Communion to the pastoral support and care of everyone worldwide,...

January 26, 2014

[Religion New Service] In the last month, many Westerners watched in horror as Uganda, and then Nigeria, enacted laws that are brutally repressive to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

The fate of a bill passed by the Ugandan parliament remains...

January 2, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] The burial office for retired Diocese of Utah Bishop E. Otis Charles will held Jan. 11 at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco.

Charles, 87, died Dec. 26 at Coming Home Hospice in San Francisco. He had moved to the hospice in early December....

November 21, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church’s Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) has issued a reminder to submit feedback through a survey about the new resources for blessing same-sex relationships.

The survey is located here.

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