Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Gay bishop revelation stirs simmering tensions in Church of England

From Crux-

The Church of England faces one of its periodic meltdowns, when deep-seated disagreements between evangelicals and liberals suddenly rise to the surface.

The presenting issue, as ever, is homosexuality, sparked by two revelations: that a bishop of the Church of England is gay and living with his partner in a ‘celibate’ relationship, and that both facts were known to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, when he consecrated Nicholas Chamberlain in November last year.

After a Sunday newspaper threatened to expose him, Chamberlain, who is the Bishop of Grantham, decided to become the first Church of England bishop to declare he was gay and in a relationship.

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