Civil Partnerships and the Church in Wales – A Personal Response to Dr Andrew Goddard’s critique of the Statements of the Bishops of the Church in Wales

A Personal Response to Dr Andrew Goddard’s critique of the Statements of the Bishops of the Church in Wales by the Right Revd Anthony Crockett The Bishop of Bangor Your article The Bishops of the Church in Wales on Civil Partnerships: A Personal Response by Andrew Goddard in Fulcrum appears to be an interesting case of … Continue Reading

Speech opposing the Motion: ‘This House believes that a homosexual lifestyle is no bar to becoming a Bishop’

The Oxford Union, Thursday 3 November 2005 by Andrew Goddard On Thursday 3rd November the Oxford Union at Oxford University debated the motion “This House believes that a homosexual lifestyle is no bar to becoming a Bishop”. After opening speeches from students, the guest speakers were Richard Kirker (LGCM) and Gene Robinson (Bishop of New … Continue Reading

Interim statement from Fulcrum on the House of Bishops’ report Some Issues in Human Sexuality

Headline Summary Bishops are leading the Church in a direction that is both orthodox and realistic Emphasis on the importance of Scripture is welcome: report takes the scholarly reading of Scripture seriously Affirms listening in a framework that is the fruit of earlier work Full Statement In the quagmire of current discussions on human sexuality, … Continue Reading