Updated Monday morning
The Independent has three items:
News article: Condemnation for bishop who called for gay people to ‘repent’ by Lewis Smith
Opinion column: Forget about a ‘cure’ for homosexuality by Philip Hensher
Leading article: The bishop is embracing a lost cause
George Pitcher at the Telegraph has There’s no pride in bashing gays, Bishop:
…But his comments in yesterday’s Sunday Telegraph, which he is expected to repeat today, that homosexuals should “repent and be changed” cannot pass unchallenged. Or rather, they should not go challenged only by homosexual rights campaigners, such as Peter Tatchell, who you would expect to be somewhat antipathetic to the expressed view.
Because Dr Nazir-Ali is wrong in the eyes of a broad swath of kind and tolerant people of differing sexualities, social mores and of the Christian faith, other faiths and no faith at all. Badly, badly wrong…