Day: January 31, 2020

CoE Archbishops: Sorry for saying sex is only for married heterosexuals

CoE Archbishops: Sorry for saying sex is only for married heterosexuals

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have apologised for the release of last week’s pastoral statement on civil partnerships, acknowledging that it “jeopardised trust”. The statement will not be withdrawn, however, after the College of Bishops voted against a proposal to do so. – Church Times

Hearing Scheduled for Albany Bishop

Hearing Scheduled for Albany Bishop

The Albany Times-Union reported last week that a Hearing Panel will be convened on April 21, following Bishop William Love’s refusal to allow same-sex couples to be married in his diocese. In a letter addressed to his diocese earlier this week, Love said the hearing will be held at the Desmond Hotel April 21. A […]

She had Spunk

She had Spunk

“Through the lens of Marcella’s life we are reminded that the inclusivity of any group of people who are “different”, at times, has tragic costs.  We see this mirrored in the lives of women throughout history, through minority groups, and through the struggles of the LGBT community. So many commonalities overlap–in particular, the need to be recognized by at least a few of those who belong to the status quo, the subterfuge of the ruses that must be perpetuated to not garner unwanted attention, and, sadly, the risk of losing one’s life.”