Category - sexuality

  • 22 Oct 2008

    In a thoughtful, passionate and challenging reflection on homosexuality
    and the Christian church, Glynn Cardy's focus is not on an 'issue' but
    on the people who are most affected by prejudice, and their need for
    justice, dignity and human rights.

  • 3 Sep 2008

    A Christian is taking an art centre to court over an exhibition which included a statue of Jesus she believes was lewd and offensive. Civil rights activists say this is an attempt to reinstate blasphemy laws by the back door.

  • 31 Jul 2008

    The openly gay US bishop whose consecration in 2003 polarised the worldwide Anglican Communion, says he believes that one day the Church will regret its rejection of homosexuals the way that it now regrets its past support for slavery.

  • 24 Jul 2008

    When Anglican bishops attending the Lambeth Conference took part in an anti-poverty walk with other faith leaders through central London, they traced steps that vividly illustrate the real divisions of our world, says Savi Hensman.

  • 22 Jul 2008

    Claimed tension and hostility between religion and gay people is considerably over-emphasised by out-of-touch faith leaders, suggests new research from the campaigning equalities group Stonewall.

  • 17 Jul 2008

    Participants in the Lambeth Conference are being invited to theatre show from a leading performance artist who offers to take them on a spiritual journey with lesbian and gay people.

  • 15 Jul 2008

    Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has renewed his call for global Anglican leaders to focus on the gospel as a message of hope and healing for the world, and to move beyond factional in-fighting as they gather in Lambeth.

  • 27 Jun 2008

    But new research from the religion and society think-tank Ekklesia suggests that those who want to keep the church defined by very narrow parameters are straying from well established Christian tradition.

  • 27 Jun 2008

    In a campaign comment ahead of today's election in Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe has condemned Archbishop Rowan Williams as lacking a "moral compass" and said that gays in the church are a sign of "moral degeneracy".

  • 26 Jun 2008

    The head of the Church Army, a leading Anglican mission agency with a significant evangelical constituency, has expressed his distress at the failure of two Anglican archbishops to clearly condemn violence against gay people.