Sermons & Addresses

Changing Attitude Ireland's archive of sermons and other addresses, with most recent texts appearing first. For an overview of all texts on one page, visit the Sermons & Addresses sitemap page.

Accepting Sexuality talk by Canon Mark Oakley

The Accepting Sexuality annual lecture was held on 20th February in Belfast.  Mark Oakley, Canon Chancellor of St. Paul’s Cathedral, gave the following address. [gview file=””]

IDAHOT Day 2014 in Ireland

Changing Attitude Ireland and others organised IDAHOT services across Ireland in May 2014. Belfast Michael Wardlow’s address can be read further down this page.   International Day against homophobia and transphobia (IDAHOT) was marked on Friday night by the Newry Rainbow Community (NRC) along with Changing Attitude Ireland, with a night of music and sacred […]

Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch Dublin Talk, 9th May, 2014

Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor of Church History at Oxford University spoke in Dublin on Friday 9th May about Faith and Sexuality. Professor MacCulloch’s ‘History of Christianity’ was made into a BBC TV series. He was ordained a deacon in the Church of England and is an openly gay man. The event took the form of a […]

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 […]