Saturday, March 13, 2010

Anglican Bishop Taken to Task for Support for Homosexual Relationships

Friday March 12, 2010
By Hilary White

March 12, 2010 ( – A group of orthodox Christian Anglicans has called a bishop of the Church of England to task for his support of same-sex relationships.

The Rt. Rev. James Jones, a prominent figure in the evangelical wing of the Church of England, told the Liverpool Diocesan Synod this weekend that it is “consistent theologically and ethically” to allow diversity of opinion on homosexuality.

Comparing the objection to homosexuality to the disagreement over pacifism and the Just War theory, he said, “I believe the day is coming when Christians who equally profoundly disagree about the consonancy of same gender love with the discipleship of Christ will in spite of their disagreement drink openly from the same cup of salvation.

“This is I believe the next chapter to be written in the Church of England and the Anglican Communion.” the rest


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