My Christian identity lies in the Anglo-Catholic tradition which continues to sustain and challenge me. From its outset in the 19th century there was widespread suspicion about this subversive movement. Its theological expression in ritualism was regarded as un-Anglican, unlawful and unhealthy. Today’s terminology surrounding gender and sexual orientation might not have been used then, but the issues were clearly recognised, feared and denounced.
Bishop Martin Warner. Church of England blog. 12 February 2017