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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 ...

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