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Nigerian Anglican Church continues its persecution of gay clergy 22 May 2019 by Égalité Various news sites are reporting that four more priests in the Anglican Church of Nigeria have been dismissed for 'homosexual practices'. Their dismissal and defrocking follows similar actions against two other priests less than two weeks ago. News of the action has been reported by the Episcopal Café and others. The… ... Read more
Via Media publishes theological articles on marriage and human sexuality 21 May 2019 by Égalité The Ozanne Foundation is publishing a series of 10 articles on key issues. Many of us have been looking for easily accessible and readable articles on the theology of human sexuality, and the biblical case for inclusion.  Via Media News is starting a series of 10 articles on key issues,… ... Read more
Taiwan legalizes the marriage of same-sex couples 18 May 2019 by Æqualitas On 17 May 2019 the Taiwanese parliament (legislative assembly) passed an Act to legalize marriage between two people of the same sex – the first country in Asia to do so. The Act comes into force on 24 May, just in time to comply with a deadline set by the… ... Read more
Send us your badge photographs 8 May 2019 by Égalité Campaign badges are selling like hotcakes, so if you have not got yours yet get your order in now.  And do send us photographs of where yours is seen. ... Read more
The Rebel Priest ‘Gay people in the Church are not going to go away’ 8 May 2019 by Égalité Fr Andrew was interviewed by the Guardian recently about his new post at Lady Margaret Hall in Oxford, the work of the Campaign and the challenges to the Church of England in its current attitudes to gay people and our relationships. You can read the article here and the full… ... Read more
A prayer of Jim Cotter, 1942 – 16 April 2014 16 April 2019 by Égalité With thanks to Tracey Byrne for reminding us of this lovely prayer.  On his Year's Mind, may Jim rest in peace and rise in glory. A Prayer Restore the years, O God, that we have lost, that the locusts have eaten. Give to us the future we thought we should… ... Read more
Marcus Green, a leading Evangelical, writes in support of Equal 15 April 2019 by Égalité Marcus Green, Rector of Steeple Ashton and member of the Living in Love and Faith process, has written a blog welcoming the launch of Equal.  You can find his blog posts here EQUAL is a new campaign, seeking to enable same-sex couples to marry within the Church of England. The… ... Read more
Equal calls upon its supporters to get the message out to the wider Church 13 April 2019 by Égalité Equal, the Campaign for Equal Marriage in the Church of England, has called upon its supporters to get their laptops, phones and ipads out and recruit supporters to the cause. Since launching the Open Letter to the Bishops has attracted a steady stream of signatories, and by the end of… ... Read more
Church of England pressed to end ban on same-sex marriage – Pink News 13 April 2019 by Égalité Pink News has covered the launch of the Equal Campaign with a positive story. You can read it here. A new campaign has launched, calling on the Church of England to end its ban on same-sex weddings. The Campaign for Equal Marriage in the Church of England launched on Friday… ... Read more
Number of Church marriages decline by half in just ten years 13 April 2019 by Égalité The office of National Statistics has released figures that show that fewer than a quarter of all marriages in England and Wales now take place in a place of worship. The number has fallen from nearly 48% less than 20 years ago and continues to decline year on year, even… ... Read more