University of Kent seeks meeting with Lambeth Conference organisers

The University of Kent has come under pressure from its own students and (and here) staff, as well as many others, for agreeing to host the Lambeth Conference, at which the husbands and wives of gay and lesbian bishops have been uninvited.  The University has now issued the following statement and is seeking a meeting …

Toronto Bishops issue statement on Lambeth Conference

The College of Bishops of Toronto have issued a statement in response to the action of the Archbishop of Canterbury in refusing to invite the husband of Bishop Kevin Robertson to the Lambeth Conference in 2020.  It is a model of gentle Anglican faith and patience, tinged with inevitable sadness. College of Bishops’ Statement Feast …

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 …