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Archbishop Rowan Williams urged to retract comments on election of lesbian bishop

Publié par carmion le 12/11/2009

Riazat Butt

"Thousands of Anglicans have urged the Archbishop of Canterbury to repent following his tepid response to the election of a lesbian bishop in the US.

"Members of a Facebook group, set up last Wednesday, accuse Rowan Williams of failing to "exercise moral leadership to protect gays and lesbians in Uganda and has instead exercised political pressure to attack a bishop-elect in Los Angeles because she is a lesbian".

"Last weekend's election of Mary Glasspool prompted the archbishop to warn of "serious questions" about the place of the US Episcopal Church in the communion "and the communion as a whole", a reaction that dismayed liberals who are pressing for equality of lesbian and gay people in the life of the church."

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"Archbishop Rowan Williams urged to retract comments on election of lesbian bishop", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2009. Consulté le 23/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/archbishop-rowan-williams-urged-to-retract-comments-on-election-of-lesbian-bishop