Argentine leader becomes godmother for gay couple’s child

  Argentina’s leader, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, has become godmother to the child of a lesbian couple who was baptised in a Catholic church.

Gay Clergy – can we agree to disagree agreeably?

Presentation to C of I Bishops’Conference on Sexuality in the Context of Christian Belief by Canon Ginnie Kennerley, March 2012   I’m very pleased and a little nervous to be here with you today with The Revd Barry Forde, and both of us are agreed that we are here in pursuit of mutual understanding, not […]

‘Imprisoned by the fears and prejudices of others’ by Gordon Linney

Thinking Anew, Irish Times,  22nd March,  Gordon Linney -    It’s quite a distance from New York to Sychar, a city that once stood in what we know today as the West Bank that tragic land ruled by fear and patrolled by Israeli soldiers. In the time of Jesus it was called Samaria.   In […]

‘Love is the Great Endeavour’, a talk by Padraig O’Tuama to the Cashel, Connor and Kilmore Tripartite conference, 29th March 2014

Here is a link to Padraig O’Tuama’s blog, and via the blog, to the text of the powerful and poignant talk  given by Padraig at the Cashel, Connor and Kilmore tripartite Diocesan conference on 29th March 2014:  

Religious Conservatives Are the New Minority, But They’re Not Victims

Right Revd Gene Robinson comments in The Daily Beast on the fact that religious conservatives are now in the minority:

CAI Chair’s statement on Equal marriage in England and Wales, 29th March 2014

As Chair of our Church of Ireland group, Changing Attitude Ireland, I welcome the extension of civil marriage to same sex couples in England and Wales from 29th March 2014. In particular we extend our congratulations to our fellow Anglicans in England and Wales on their civil marriages, with Scotland to soon follow.   We hope […]