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Senior Scottish Episcopal speaks in support of equal marriage and rebukes Lord Carey

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  1. Jock S. Trap 1 Apr 2013, 12:00pm

    Stories on the morning of April the 1st really do need to looked at twice!! lol

    Joking aside the fact that Lord Carey uses Easter to promote his hatred propaganda shows these people show religion to as far away from peace and love as possible.

    It’s sad that unlike other more accepting religions, the Christians/Catholics/Muslims etc fail to see the bensfits to society and instead go out of their way to openly discriminate.

    People like Reverend Holdsworth show that there is a light with some religions and I am thankful for them.

    With any luck, those more accepting religions will do better will bigoted ones start to decline and fail.

  2. What a contrast to Lord Carey’s [very] thinly disguised homophobia!!! What a change to see a Christian leader acting and speaking like a REAL Christian!!

  3. Robert in S. Kensington 1 Apr 2013, 12:39pm

    Long overdue and gratitude to Rev Holdsworth. I was unaware there was an Episcopalian branch anywhere in the UK. All enlightened Anglicans should leave the CoE and join the Episcopalians, especially clergy. The Episcopalians embrace female bishops and individual churches are free to marry us. It’s heartening to know that some clergy are taking a stand against bigotry within their ranks. Lord Carey is on notice although I’ve no doubt he’ll use this latest disagreement by this good man to be persecution.

    1. The Scottish Episcopal Church is the Anglican church in Scotland. It doesn’t exist in England.

      1. And of course, the Epsicopal Church in the US (which I think Robert is referring to?) is separate to the Scottish Episcopal Church, although both are part of the Anglican Communion.

        (Actually, the American church springs from the Scottish one, although not all folk realise that now.)

        1. Robert in S. Kensington 1 Apr 2013, 1:51pm

          Yes, indeed Cdub. I was referring to the American church and such an enlightened one too.

      2. Robert in S. Kensington 1 Apr 2013, 1:50pm

        More’s the pity, pinkpisky! I would love to see all progressive Anglicans south of the border form their own branch and really split the CoE in two. A schism is sorely needed.

  4. ColinJones 1 Apr 2013, 1:16pm

    When Prince Charles revealed his adultery in 1994 there wasn’t a word of criticism from the then Archbishop Carey, so much for the sanctity of heterosexual marriage.

    1. Robert in S. Kensington 1 Apr 2013, 1:52pm

      Absolutely right, Colin. If I recall, wasn’t there a blessing by Rowan Williams in St. George’s chapel, Windsor, after their civil ceremony?

  5. An informed and enlightened voice within the Anglican Communion.

    1. But none of that happened keith. Haven’t you read Aesops fables too? There never actually was a race between a tortoise and a hare.

      You make as much sense as someone praying to and quoting Aesop as if the fables were facts.

    2. Really Keith. So you believe that the sin of Sodom and Gomorrah was that they demanded to have sex with male angels not that they lined up outside Lot’s house to rape some strangers. So if the angels had been female, that would have been all right? There really is something very sick and immoral about you that you focus on homosexuality as being the sin here, not rape – that is, of course, assuming you can think for yourself…..

      1. Jock S. Trap 1 Apr 2013, 4:34pm

        Oh behave LOL

        Low IQ then!!

      2. Yes I have read the bible – and obviously more than you. Gay hating Christians like yourself have read into it what you want to – the only thing the bible says is that they were two cities full of wickedness. People like yourself have deduced that because the citizens wanted to rape the male angels that it was homosexuality that the citizens were guilty of – despite the fact that Lot offered the crowd his daughters – now why would he do that if they were gay? But the crowd insisted they wanted to rape the strangers – just like men get raped in wars and prisons by other men who are not necessarily gay. Do you get it now.? They were RAPISTS. They forced strangers who they should have shown kindness and hospitality to, to have sex with them – that was their sin!

    3. Jock S. Trap 1 Apr 2013, 4:33pm

      LOL… that Keith has to be one of the most hilarious comment of drivel to date!!

      So Harry Potter and Merlin are well out of it then… Sorcerers? LOL

      You can’t make this crap up can you…. oh hang on… I think you just did!!!

      As for “Not to mention disgusting filth (detestable).”… well that’s you a gonna then too… LOL Hilarous!!

      Such an idiots (and not very bright either!)

  6. Does Carey speak out on anything apart from us these days?

  7. “Did you know that male homosexuals are 50 times more likely than male hetero normals to have the AIDS plague?”

    Not in god fearing Uganda they’re not. Most of the AIDS victims there are “hetero normals”.

    You should really start looking up some facts, the internet is a wonderful thing.

    1. Robert in S. Kensington 1 Apr 2013, 3:06pm

      Not just Uganda, almost every African country according to the World Health Organisation.

    2. Jock S. Trap 1 Apr 2013, 4:37pm

      Actually, your the one that looks a complete twat coz you really should have read twitless’s comment properly….

      What an idiot!

  8. Only in your narrow little world. In the real world the number of heterosexual Aids cases by far outnumber gay ones. But don’t let an insignificant thing like truth get in the way of your bigotry!

  9. Keith, is this your way of coming out of ‘retirement’??…..How fallen are the mighty, indeed – Cardinal masquerading as a God-fearing heterosexual one minute, deranged, semi-literate drunk haunting the columns of Pink News the next….very sad….Incidentally, you do know that your brand of crazed homophobia is a much surer sign of being gay than ‘an effeminate stance and frock’, don’t you?….

  10. Robert in S. Kensington 1 Apr 2013, 4:30pm

    Answer this then, how do heterosexual acts benefit society in which no procreation ever occurs? How does marriage and sexual relations benefit senior couples marrying well beyond child-bearing years? Adulterous and promiscuous single heterosexuals having unprotected sex also spread STDs including HIV. Your obsession with gay sex speaks volumes. Hating something you crave the most is it?

    1. Dave North 2 Apr 2013, 9:28am

      F\/ck off pr!ck.

  11. How bout i track u down and rape yo ass to da max n u can tell me da benefits yoself. Biatch i promise u will beg for more of my baby batter fosho. N i dont care wat u look like either cos u’ll be facin da other way..

  12. thank you to the Very Reverend Holdsworth. it is wonderful to see some Church.s prominent figures taking a stand over this issue.

  13. Why be such a wank-stain yourself ?

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