Sunday, July 1, 2012

Sydney Anglican Rector points out that same-sex Australians are being denied marriage equality because of Jensen's anti-gay GAFCON stance within the Anglican Church

The rector of the influential St James Anglican church has written to the SMH disagreeing with  Sydney Archbishop Peter Jensen's recent letter to parishioners opposing proposed federal legislation which would legalise same-sex marriage.
Dr Jensen has provided little evidence for his argument that same-sex marriages are bad, except to give a specific interpretation of the Bible with no further proof...  Given that the same-sex marriage issue has caused internal rifts among Anglicans, the Sydney diocese may be entering into a public debate on a decision in the sphere of the state ''more for the purpose of managing its internal concerns  than for the welfare of the wider community''...

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