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Sex Is For Straight Married Couples Only – Church Of England Says As It Calls On Gay Or Straight Civil Partnerships To Be Sexually Abstinent
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Sex Is For Straight Married Couples Only – Church Of England Says As It Calls On Gay Or Straight Civil Partnerships To Be Sexually Abstinent

The Church of England has said that sex is for straight married couples only, while declaring that Christians in gay or straight civil partnerships should be sexually abstinent. In a statement issued today by the House of Bishops, led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, he addressed the changes in marriage law for the first time. The pastoral statement added that marriage, 'continues to provide the best context for the raising of children.' The bishops defined marriage as 'a faithful, committed, permanent and legally sanctioned relationship between a man and a woman making a public commitment to each other,' and 'central to the stability and health of human society.' The statement published by the House of Bishops, which includes all 42 of the m...
Nigerian Gay Man, Jide Macaulay, Set To Be Ordained An Anglican Priest
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Nigerian Gay Man, Jide Macaulay, Set To Be Ordained An Anglican Priest

Popular Nigerian gay man, Jide Macualay, will be ordained an Anglican Priest in the Church of England in June this year. Jide who left in Nigeria many years ago after his attempt to set up a gay-based Church, House of Rainbow, failed in Nigeria. The 53-year-old shared an invitation card to his ordination on his social media handle and wrote ''It is a delight to share this news, I am to be ordained Anglican Priest in the Church of England in June 2019. “Wait on the Lord, be of Good courage and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait I say, on the Lord” Psalm 27:14
Woyin Karowie Consecrated As Bishop Of Woolwich, London
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Woyin Karowie Consecrated As Bishop Of Woolwich, London

Nigerian-born Reverend (Dr) Woyin Karowie Dorgu was today consecrated as Bishop of Woolwich/Diocese of Southwark London. Reverend(Dr) Woyin Karowei Dorgu (born June 1958) is a Church of England priest and former medical doctor.In December 2016, it was announced that he would be the next Bishop of Woolwich,a suffragan Bishop in the Diocese of Southwark.He was consecrated a bishop today 17 March 2017.