How to reconcile differing consciences – a view from across the Pond

The Episcopal Church of the United States has taken a very different approach to issues of human sexuality from its sister Church here in England.  Its General Convention has resolved that marriage is open to people regardless of their sexuality, and is seeking to respect the conscience of the minority for whom this is difficult.  …

American bishops criticise Lambeth Conference discrimination

  From the Episcopal News Website: The American Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops said March 15 that it is “aggrieved and distressed” by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s decision to exclude the same-gender spouses of bishops invited to the 2020 Lambeth Conference. Full article here. The bishops of the American Episcopal Church have reacted strongly …

About the Campaign

The Campaign for Equal Marriage in the Church of England was formally launched in April 2019 to campaign for changes in the Church to remove the current discrimination against married same-gender couples in the Church and to enable same-gender couples to be married in their parish church – in other words, for all married or …

Husbands and wives of gay and lesbian bishops banned from Lambeth 2020

Every decade or so the bishops of the Anglican Communion’s constituent Churches are invited by the Archbishop of Canterbury to gather for fellowship, prayer and discussion on the issues affecting the life of the Churches of the Communion for the Lambeth Conference. The next meeting is to be held in 2020 and preparations are well …

Equal

The Campaign for Equal Marriage in the Church of England is not officially recognised by the Church of England Equal, the Campaign for Equal Marriage in the Church of England, is campaigning for a change in the teaching and practice of the Church of England to allow all couples to marry in church, regardless of …