Archbishop of Canterbury: Gay people are not more sinful than anyone else · PinkNews

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York mark the 50th anniversary since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales.

Today is the 50th Anniversary of the Act of Parliament passed in 1967 which decriminalised homosexual acts in our Country. The Church of England, led by Archbishop Ramsey, was supportive of the Sexual Offences Act.

In January 2016 the majority of the leading Archbishops of the whole global Anglican Communion – almost 80 million people in 165 countries – confirmed the longstanding view of the Communion that diminishing and criminalising homosexual people is wrong.

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