US Presbyterians vote by a wide margin in favour of equal marriage

On June 20th, US Presbyterians  voted in favour of allowing gay marriage in Presbyterian churches. “Some now even foresee a larger shift in favor of gay marriage among the religious.” Report from the Christian Science Monitor.

MBE for Changing Attitude England founder and director, Revd Colin Coward

Changing Attitude Ireland congratulates Colin Coward on the award of an MBE for his work for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in the Church of England and the Anglican Communion.  

Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork backs Equal Marriage

In an interview on BBC Radio Ulster’s ‘Sunday Sequence’ programme on Sunday 18th May, the Bishop of Cork, Dr. Paul Colton, voiced his support for the introduction of civil marriage for same-sex couples. Dr. Colton is the first Church of Ireland bishop to publicly support Equal Marriage.  The BBC online  report can be read here: […]

Speech of the Right Rev. Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, as Guest of Honour at Cork LGBT awareness week, 12th May 2014

I am deeply conscious of how generously gracious and open your invitation to me, a Church leader, is in including me today as your Guest of Honour.  Not gracious in the sense of courteous and kind, but more in the religious sense of grace – your invitation to me is undeserved; it is an unmerited […]