C of E faces opposition over trans baptism services

The Christian Institute | 2/2/2019 | Staff
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The Church of England is facing opposition from more than 2,000 of its own clergy and office holders over new guidance on celebrating transgender ‘transitions’.

In an open letter the clergy urged the House of Bishops to “revise, postpone or withdraw” the guidance.

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The C of E has said it will give “serious consideration” to the letter.

The advice issued last month supports churches’ use of ‘affirmation of baptism’ services to mark a person’s ‘gender transition’.

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The service would affirm their previously made promises under their new identity, and use their new name and pronoun.

But the letter sent to...
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