Saturday, 24 April 2004

new evo sexuality campaign

Anglican Mainstream the conservative evangelical campaign organisation has changed its mind about the acceptability of Jeffrey John’s appointment as a cathedral dean. (Earlier it had issued this statement.)

Yesterday, it issued a Press Release and a Full Text of Response.
Other extreme evangelical groups have also issued statements:
Church of England Evangelical Council
Church Society (Note: this is a pdf file; an html copy for TA readers is here.
Church Society has also issued a more detailed document, also as a pdf file, but similarly archived here.

As this campaign appears to be based on what was said in St Albans on Monday, here are the detailed links to transcripts of the event:

Statements made at press conference, Monday April 19th
Extracts from press conference: ‘gay marriages’

And for completeness, here is the letter sent by the Bishop of St Albans to all his clergy (including David Phillips) and the diocesan announcement of responses to the appointment from diocesan officials and others.

Posted by Simon Sarmiento on Saturday, 24 April 2004 at 5:28pm BST | TrackBack
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