Many Christians who live in the global south, where the plus million Anglican Communion is at its strongest, look with horror at what they see as moves to legitimise gay relationships and lifestyles. He said that the question of gay marriage in his new global flock was a complicated issue "and not one to be handled today, off the cuff.
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What started against them was when they started to be called names. UK selected England N. NEWS 1 hour ago. Welby: Church 'struggling' over same-sex marriages. Related Topics:. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates.
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These are external links and will open in a new window. Canterbury Cathedral, seat of the Archbishop and the global Anglican communion. Loading comments The Anglican fight over gay clergy is usually framed as a left and right conflict, part of the larger saga of political division.
She's been to church all of her life - but says ultimately it's her faith in God that's important, and not the institution. In the general electionthe organisation delivered leaflets for and against former MPs based on their record on the issue of same-sex marriage.
This comment has been deleted. LGBT people are 'being made homeless due to religion'. LONDON — Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticized some Christians for feeling so "embarrassed and ashamed and disgusted" over homosexuality that they seem unwelcoming to outsiders and convey a lack of understanding.
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