BBC World Service. Interview on the outing of the Bishop of Grantham.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p046rbgm?ocid=socialflow_twitter

Conservative Anglican priest, Dr Gavin Ashenden, criticises church leaders for appointing a gay bishop. Bishop Nicholas Chamberlain’s revelation raises tensions between traditionalists and liberals in the Church of England.

 

The conservative Anglican group Gafcon has said that appointing a gay man as the Bishop of Grantham was a “major error.”

The Reverend Canon Dr Gavin Ashenden, a Chaplain to Her Majesty the Queen and previously a vicar in Jersey and a University Chaplain,  says that the leader of the Church of England took a risk by making Nicholas Chamberlain a bishop and placed ‘difficult stresses on a church which is hanging together by the skin of its teeth.’

30th September 2016

 

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