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Anglicans sign open letter urging Church of England’s gay bishops to come out

VIA: The Telegraph | Saturday, October 4, 2014
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LONDON -- More than 300 Anglican priests, parishioners and other Christians have signed an open “love letter” to bishops in the Church of England who are secretly gay urging them to “come out” about their sexual orientation.

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Leaders of Anglican Communion speak out against anti-LGBT violence, laws

| Thursday, January 30, 2014
Dr. John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York (left) and Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury.
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, spiritual heads of the worldwide Anglican Communion, have called upon Church leaders and the presidents of Nigeria and Uganda to support and care for all people “regardless of sexual orientation.”

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UK reverend: Gays ‘manipulate police,’ you can quit being gay like quitting smoking

| Thursday, July 11, 2013
Rev. Peter Ratcliff
LONDON – Being gay can be given up similar to smoking or drugs, claims a U.K. reverend who also alleges that the British police force is being “manipulated by homosexuals."

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Church of England announces campaign to combat anti-gay bullying

| Friday, July 5, 2013
Right Rev. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury
LONDON -- The Archbishop of Canterbury has announced a campaign to stamp out anti-gay bullying in Church of England schools, acknowledging that attitudes toward sexuality have changed.

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Church of England concedes defeat on UK’s plan to legalize same-sex marriage

| Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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LONDON -- The Church of England on Wednesday signaled it would no longer fight against the government's plans to legalize same-sex marriage in England and Wales.

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Questions on same-sex marriage greet new Archbishop of Canterbury

| Thursday, March 21, 2013
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LONDON — The new archbishop of Canterbury was formally enthroned Thursday — and questions about the Church of England's opposition to same-sex marriage greeted his promotion.

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Church of England lifts ban on gay bishops, as long as they remain celibate

| Saturday, January 5, 2013
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The Church of England announced Friday it has lifted a ban on gay male clergy who live with their partners from becoming bishops, on the condition that they remain sexually abstinent.

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