Skip to comments.Church of England Apologizes for Treatment of LGBTQ People
Posted on 01/24/2023 6:43:35 PM PST by marshmallow
LONDON (AP) — The Church of England formally apologized Friday for its treatment of LGBTQ people, even as it said that same-sex couples still won’t be allowed to marry in its churches.
The apology from the church’s bishops came in a report following five years of debate on the church’s position on sexuality. The report will be delivered to the church’s national assembly, the General Synod, which is meeting in London next month.
“We want to apologize for the ways in which the Church of England has treated LGBTQI+ people – both those who worship in our churches and those who do not,” the bishops said in a statement. “For the times we have rejected or excluded you, and those you love, we are deeply sorry. The occasions on which you have received a hostile and homophobic response in our churches are shameful, and for this we repent.’’
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When will LGBTQ People apologize for their mistreatment of Christians?
Romans 1:18-32 says why we see this fruit in people’s lives, or at least in the lives of the blind guides that are leading them. It begins with refusing to honor the Lord, to abandon knowledge of Him.
How they used to deal with it in England.
In the days of Noah, there were no organized churches.
There were some believers.
We’re “as in the days of Noah” now, as Jesus discussed.
If you want to be included, here are the rules. Reject the rules, you don’t really want to be included.
“Church of England Apologizes for Treatment of LGBTQ People”
And the six people in the pews stood up and cheered.
The Prime Minister writes the King's speeches.
The C of E writes (and delivers) God's speeches. Or at least that seems to be the conceit.
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