Feb 18, 2019 · [Episcopal News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is not inviting same-sex spouses to the 2020 Lambeth Conference of bishops. Public word of Welby’s decision came in an Anglican Communion News Service blog post by Anglican Communion Secretary General . Apr 02, 2019 · However, Idowu-Fearon said in his blog post that “it would be inappropriate for same-sex spouses to be invited to the conference.” He said the Anglican Communion defines marriage as “the lifelong union of a man and a woman,” as codified in Resolution 1.10 of the 1998 Lambeth Conference.
“The archbishop said to me that if he invited same-sex spouses to the Lambeth Conference there wouldn’t be a conference at all. I think he felt that it would be a step too far for some of the. Feb 18, 2019 · Same-sex spouses not invited to Lambeth Conference Staff writer Mon 16:16 GMT A priest wears a rainbow ribbon during a vigil against Anglican Homophobia, outside the General Synod of the Church of England in London, Britain, February 15, 2017.Author: Staff Writer.
Mar 20, 2019 · There has been a lot of recent media coverage of the treatment of bishops who are in same sex marriages and the way that their spouses have not been invited to the 2020 Lambeth Conference. Rt Revd. Mary Glasspool, an assistant Bishop in the Episcopal diocese of New York, had this to say about the letter Archbishop Justin Welby sent to her to ‘outvite’ her spouse of 31 years, Becki Sander. So, the Lambeth conference is in itself in violation of Lambeth 98 1.10 (doctrine on sexuality that says the Church does not legitimise same-sex relationships) itself by having these bishops in.