FIFTY ministers, including some C of E clergy, have signed up to
wear a rainbow-coloured clerical collar during Lent, in response to
the House of Bishops' statement on same-sex marriage (
News, 21 February).
The campaign was started by the Revd Elaine Dando
(above), a retired priest, who said last month that the
statement "discriminate[s] against homosexual clergy".
She suggested that "lay members and supporters could wear a
rainbow ribbon round their arm. That way, no one would be forcibly
outed, but it would show what a volume of clergy and Christians are
Inclusive Church is encouraging churches to participate on
Sunday 16 March, "which we are designating as 'Rainbow