One of the Church of England’s senior bishops has acknowledged the Church may never agree on gay marriage, but said it may be possible for individual priests and bishops to be given ‘discretion’ as to the ‘kind of welcome that can be offered’ to gay people.
The Bishop of Liverpool, Rt Rev Paul Bayes, is to chair a new charity aimed at promoting greater acceptance of LGBT people by working with religious organisations around the world. He has said
He has been named as chair of the Ozanne Foundation, whose director Jayne Ozanne is a high-profile Anglican activist for LGBT inclusivity. In July Ozanne introduced a motion to the CofE’s General Synod calling for a ban on gay ‘conversion therapy’.
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