America's religious leaders must do a better job of promoting sexual health, education and justice in congregations and communities, the Religious Institute asserts in a new report released on 10 February 2010.
In a speech aimed at calming the warring factions within the C of E and the worldwide Anglican Communion, Rowan Williams apologised to gay people but said that unelected bishops were right to oppose equality legislation.
All too often, ineffective or dangerous remedies no longer saleable in the West are exported to Africa, says Savi Hensman. The notion that homosexuality can be 'cured' is just one example. Christians should not be implicated in the suffering and abuse that results.
Hundreds of campaigners in the UK have resolved to work against the growth of 'conversion therapy', which aims to 'cure' people of attraction to their own sex. An undercover investigation has triggered widespread outrage at the movement’s methods.
How can women most powerfully embody their vocational calling when also attending to the care of their own bodies? Courtney Wilder looks at a blog that probes this question in a highly amusing but also pastoral and insightful way.
In discussing Lord Alli's amendment to the Equality Bill to allow religious elements in civil partnerships, the Bishop of Winchester raised the concern that the amendement would 'blur the distinction between civil and religious marriage
Human rights campaigners, trades unions and several religious groups have reacted with dismay to a House of Lords vote allowing religious organisations greater exemptions from anti-discrimination law in matters of employment.