C.A.I. is a network of people, gay and heterosexual, lay and ordained, working for the full affirmation of lesbian and gay persons within the Churches in Ireland. C.A.I. is dedicated to celebrating and maintaining the traditional inclusivity and diversity of the Anglican Communion.

CAI Retreet to Corrymeela Centre

The Changing Attitudes Ireland group who met at the Corrymeela Centre for their To Share & To Flourish retreat weekend. This was a really wonderful and affirming experience. The weekend workshops were planned and led by Corrymeela’s Padraig O’Tuma with input from Bishop Trevor Williams and CAI’s Scott Golden. Thanks to everyone at Corrymeela, for all their efforts. [Continue Reading]

CAI at Belfast & Cork Pride’s

Belfast Pride will take place on Saturday 5th August. CAI will march alongside our friends from other LGBT Christian groups under the banner ‘Christians at Pride’ T-shirts cost £10 and we can wear them at future events. [Continue Reading]


Changing Attitude Ireland welcomes the decision by the Scottish Episcopal Church, to amend their canon law to allow same-sex couples to marry in the church.

The pursuit of equal recognition for same-sex couples within God’s Church is a long, slow journey. However, there are occasions along the way, when that slow, steady effort is rewarded with results like this when Christian compassion prevails. [Continue Reading]

IDAHOT Service in Dublin

IDAHOT (the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia) will be marked in Dublin this year with a service in Christ Church Cathedral Dublin on Sunday 21st May @ 3.30 P.M. The theme for this years’ service is “Love Makes A Family”. The service is organised by Changing Attitude Ireland (CAI). The former Archbishop of Dublin, […]

Supporting the General Synod Motion for Public Prayer & Thanksgiving with Same-sex Couples

A MOTION urging the provision of pastoral arrangements for prayer and thanksgiving with members of the Church who enter into legally recognised same-sex unions will be presented, debated and voted on at the C of I General Synod in Limerick on May 5th (see motion below). It is being proposed by Dr Leo Kilroy (hon. […]

Statement from CAI on Changing Attitude England and LGCM merger

Changing Attitude Ireland notes the merger of our sister organisation in England Changing Attitude with the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (LGCM). We look forward to continue to work with the new combined organisation and send them every good wish on their upcoming launch. Changing Attitude Ireland works with a number of Strategic partners, who […]

CAI Statement on the passing of Dean Victor Griffin

CAI has just learned of the death of our Patron, former dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, V. Rev Victor Griffin. An inspiration and example in the virtues of a follower of Christ, he held fast to the beliefs of tolerance, acceptance, honesty and Christian love. He will be sadly missed and long remembered. We extend […]

AGM 2016/2017 Report

The Changing Attitude Ireland AGM took place on Saturday November 19th in the hall of St George’s Church, Belfast, after a service of Holy Communion celebrated by the Revd Brian Stewart, rector of St George’s. Chairman of Changing Attitude Ireland, Mr Scott Golden of Delgany, Co Wicklow, gave the AGM address titled Looking back. Moving […]

Annual General Meeting Saturday 19 November

CAI cordially invites members old and new to its AGM on Sat 19 November. This year we’re going to Belfast for the event and looking forward to renewing old friendships and hopefully making new ones! If you are an existing member we’d love to see you there and why not bring along someone you know […]