Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Gay bishop is left off Canterbury guest list

From The Times
May 23, 2007
Ruth Gledhill, Religion Correspondent

The openly gay Bishop of New Hampshire, whose consecration in 2003 has taken the Anglican Church to the brink of schism, is to be excluded from the Lambeth Conference next year.


The gay community in the Church of England said that the decision demonstrated "institutional homophobia".


The Rev Martin Reynolds, of the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement, said: "This is flagrant victimisation." Bishop Robinson said that Dr Williams’s decision was a "great disappointment" and "an affront to the entire Episcopal Church".

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