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Anglican leader scraps statement confirming male-female marriage

July 27, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: Under pressure from liberal clerics, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Justin Welby, has announced that a statement on human sexuality will be rewritten before it is presented to the Lambeth Conference.

The statement was denounced by liberal bishops because it defines marriage as a union “between a man and a woman,” and concludes that “same-gender marriage is not permissible.”

The drive for acceptance of homosexual marriage has split the worldwide Anglican community. Anglican bishops from Africa have declined to participate in the Lambeth Conference because their English and American counterparts endorse homosexual unions.

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  • Posted by: jalsardl5053 - Jul. 28, 2022 7:30 PM ET USA

    Africa continues its spiritual leadership. An African tribe is the only place where there was a correct (and short and to the point) answer to the now infamous question: "What Is A Woman"? Maybe they will start an evangelization program in the West.

  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Jul. 28, 2022 6:09 PM ET USA

    And there are Catholic bishops, not just in Europe, who would imitate the Anglicans. Even what looks like the whole of the German conference would object to this statement pulled by the Anglican Abp. Do we need to become another low-church Episcopal party barn?