Archbishop: Opposing Same Sex marriage 'not discrimination'

Peter Tatchell returned from his historic meeting with the new Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on April 18th 2013 with a mixed message. He told a press gathering that the Archbishop accepted opposite sex civil partnerships. However, according to Tatchell, ┬áhe can’t allow same sex couples to marry because there is an “intrinsic difference in […]

Archbishop Opens Out on Same Sex Couples and Women

The head of the Church of England has said some gay couples have loving and monogamous relationships of “stunning quality” – and he believes a woman will one day be made an archbishop. The Most Rev Justin Welby said he backed traditional Church teaching on homosexuality but told BBC News: “You see gay relationships that […]

Church of England Keeps Mind Open on Same Sex Marriage

Newly appointed Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, says he will re-examine his thoughts on gay marriage ‘carefully and prayerfully’. Speaking at a press conference today (9 November), the former Bishop of Durham said that while he supports the Church’s opposition to gay marriage he was ready to ‘listen’ to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender […]