American bishops criticise Lambeth Conference discrimination

  From the Episcopal News Website: The American Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops said March 15 that it is “aggrieved and distressed” by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s decision to exclude the same-gender spouses of bishops invited to the 2020 Lambeth Conference. Full article here. The bishops of the American Episcopal Church have reacted strongly …

Methodist Church withdraws from conference over ban on married lesbian

The Methodist Church has withdrawn from a conference being held later this month after an invitation to one of its lay workers to give the closing keynote address was withdrawn when the organizers discovered that she was a married lesbian. The Joined Up Conference is an annual conference for youth and children’s workers, school chaplains and …

Husbands and wives of gay and lesbian bishops banned from Lambeth 2020

Every decade or so the bishops of the Anglican Communion’s constituent Churches are invited by the Archbishop of Canterbury to gather for fellowship, prayer and discussion on the issues affecting the life of the Churches of the Communion for the Lambeth Conference. The next meeting is to be held in 2020 and preparations are well …