Andrew Brown writes about the Anglican archbishops’ statement: Is Rowan too subtle or too supple? It is in the nature of churches to regard themselves as higher moral authorities, but there’s no reason for the rest of us to go along with it.
Stephen Bates also writes about this: Gallantry after the battle. The Anglican archbishops’ intervention in the gay adoption row was an astonishing blunder.
Listen to an interview with Stephen Bates on the Guardian website here.
And, Elizabeth Ribbans on the Guardian Editors’ blog asks Was archbishop’s intervention a mistake?
Simon Barrow writes about it at Ekklesia: Adapting ourselves to adoptive grace. It would appear that the most senior figures in the English Catholic and Anglican churches have no real idea just how bad they look to a massive number of people right now.
Ekklesia also reports on what LGCM said, Catholic Church adoption policy seriously confused, says Christian group.
Changing Attitude said this in a press release.