Church of England Votes to Affirm Transgender People; Top Bishop Says LGBT 'Not a Sin'

July 10, 2017

The General Synod of the Church of England has officially passed a motion welcoming and affirming transgender people to the church. A top bishop also declared that being LGBT is "not a sin."

"That this Synod, recognizing the need for transgender people to be welcomed and affirmed in their parish church, call on the House of Bishops to consider whether some nationally commended liturgical materials might be prepared to mark a person's gender transition," the motion that passed on Sunday reads.

Read more at: http://www.christianpost.com/news/church-of-england-votes-to-affirm-transgender-people-top-bishop-says-lgbt-not-a-sin-191424/


Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

Samaritan's Purse Comes to the Aid of Hurricane Maria Victims

Disaster relief efforts are underway for Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands after Hurricane Maria brought widespread devastation.

Posted

Child sponsorship donors could know more

Child sponsorship is a major fundraising model used by non-profits with organizations such as Compassion International...

Posted

How ad complaints may affect conservatives

Facebook has been struggling to get its ad placements under control since receiving complaints about ad...

Posted

Christian leader second-guesses 'victory' by tribunal

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Canada, has ruled that an evangelical school identified in court only as “the private academy" had the right...

Posted

More News


Headlines