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God’s honest truth? Homosexuality is hardly mentioned in the Bible

The Bible’s message on same-sex relationships is open to dispute

7 February 2020

10:00 PM

7 February 2020

10:00 PM

One has to feel for the good old Church of England. If there’s not a public relations crisis, best to create one. Sex outside of marriage, gay or straight, ‘falls short of God’s purpose for human beings’, the Church declared. A few days later, after a colossally negative reaction inside and outside of the Church, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York felt obliged to offer an ersatz apology: ‘We are very sorry and recognise the division and hurt this has caused.’

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The Revd Michael Coren is an author and an ordained cleric in the Anglican Church.

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