Friday, March 12, 2010

Evangelicals outraged by Bishop’s comments

March 12th, 2010
By Toby Cohen
Church of England Newspaper

DISAPPOINTED EVANGELICALS have turned on the Bishop of Liverpool, the Rt Rev James Jones, after he called for a new policy on homosexuality in his Presidential address to his Diocesan Synod on Saturday. Bishop Jones called for the Church to tolerate a range of atti-tudes to homosexuality, as it does to pacifism. He said: “Just as the church over the last 2000 years has come to allow a variety of ethical conviction about the taking of life and the application of the sixth Commandment so I believe that in this period it is also moving towards allowing a variety of ethical conviction about people of the same gender loving each other fully.

“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.” the rest


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