New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
News >

Bishop causes ‘dismay’

by Muriel Porter Australia Correspondent

THE diocese of Sydney’s standing committee has accused the Bishop of Gippsland, the Rt Revd John McIntyre, of a “breach of trust” over comments he made about sexuality in his recent synod charge. Bishop McIntyre told his synod that his commitment to scripture had led him to support the appointment of gay and lesbian people to church ministries.

“For too long,” he said, “we have asked same-sex-attracted people to wait outside the Church . . . while we decide the basis on which they ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Archdeacon

West Midlands

The Church of England, Birmingham "As the youngest urban population in one of the most lively and diverse regions, Birmingham is a great place to be. The rich variety of social contexts in the Archd...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Putting Passion into performance

Putting Passion into performance

Pat Ashworth talks to the originators of two home-grown Passion stagings, one musical and the other theatrical  Subscribe to read more

Question of the week
Should parishes be able to sell treasures that no longer reside in their churches?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

My faith in the Church of England

David Cameron expresses his pride in its openness, beauty, social action, and pastoral care  Read More

Wed 16 Apr 14 @ 23:51
RT @suttonnickThursday's Daily Telegraph front page - "Cameron puts God back into politics" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers http://t.co/iSMQdxCzg4

Wed 16 Apr 14 @ 17:23
BBC story on @David_Cameron's comment piece in tomorrow's @churchtimes http://t.co/wLfu23dSPZ