21st March 2015
First female bishop won’t say if she wants to marry gay couples 36
12:21 PM — The Church of England's first female Bishop, Libby Lane, has refused to say whether she would be willing to marry same-sex couples.
11th March 2015
Bishop ‘regrets causing hurt’ after comparing homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 28
1:55 PM — An Irish bishop who compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome has defended his remarks.
9th March 2015
Irish bishop equates homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 147
1:10 PM — An Irish bishop has compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome , while claiming it is not "what God intended".
25th February 2015
Catholic Bishop: ‘Gay people can marry… just not each other’ 36
3:31 PM — A Catholic Bishop from Ireland has said that there is nothing stopping gay people from getting married, as long as they don't marry each other.
31st December 2014
Bishop urges Catholic Church to accept gay relationships 32
2:26 PM — A Belgium bishop says the Catholic Church should accept and recognise relationships between two people of the same sex.
24th December 2014
Church of England bishop: Church has a legacy of serious institutional homophobia 19
12:54 PM — The Bishop of Buckingham has recorded a Christmas sermon for the LGBT community in which he condemns the Church of England's treatment of gay people.
17th December 2014
Church of England appoints first ever female bishop 23
10:19 AM — The Church of England has announced the name of its first ever female bishop as Reverend Libby Lane.
Church of England to announce name of first female bishop 1
9:51 AM — The Church of England looks set, in an historic move, to appoint its first female bishop.
23rd November 2014
Former Bishop of Rochester: Lesbians raising children leads to ‘delinquency’ 70
12:37 PM — A retired Church of England bishop has claimed that lesbians raising children without a father figure will lead to "delinquency".
12th November 2014
Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury ‘clarifies’ claim that it would be the ‘ultimate failure’ to accept gays 49
11:39 AM — The Catholic Bishop of Shrewesbury, who claimed it would be an 'ultimate failure' for the Church to accept gays, has attempted to clarify his comments.
8th November 2014
Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury: It would be ‘the ultimate failure’ to accept gays 120
4:17 PM — The Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury has claimed that the Church should reject gay people, to avoid encouraging a "pagan world".
31st October 2014
Bishop of Oxford: I want to be able to affirm gay relationships 14
3:47 PM — The Bishop of Oxford has said he wants to be able to affirm gay relationships - but is "unconvinced" by same-sex marriage.
26th October 2014
Bishop of Durham: Catholic cardinals who reject gays ‘lack awareness’ of real life 23
12:04 PM — The Anglican Bishop of Durham has lambasted the Catholic Church for scrapping plans to take a softer stance on homosexuality.
20th October 2014
Ireland: Gay Catholic priest ‘on leave’ after being outed in court case 14
12:35 PM — A Catholic gay priest in Ireland is on leave "to reflect on his ministry”, after his sexuality was discovered by Church leaders.
5th October 2014
300 clergy sign letter urging gay bishops to come out 27
11:56 AM — Nearly 300 Anglican clergy have signed an open letter urging bishops in the closet to reveal their sexuality.
3rd October 2014
Peter Tatchell warns bishops ‘time is running out’ to avoid being outed 69
12:07 PM — Peter Tatchell has repeated his threat to out Church of England bishops, warning them that "time is running out" to accept same-sex marriage.
28th September 2014
Former Bishop of Winchester, who strongly opposed gay rights, dies aged 71 38
8:28 PM — Former Bishop of Winchester Michael Scott-Joynt, who strongly opposed LGBT rights in the House of Lords, has died age 71.
Bishop of Buckingham: One in ten Church of England bishops are in the closet 7
11:34 AM — The Bishop of Buckingham has estimated that around one in ten Church of England Bishops are living in the closet.
17th September 2014
Bishop and Archdeacon back gay priest in commitment ceremony row 5
3:58 PM — The Archdeacon of Loughborough and Bishop of Leicester have given their backing to a priest who is holding his same-sex commitment ceremony in a church.
16th September 2014
Dean of St Albans shortlisted to become first out Bishop 21
5:54 PM — The Dean of St Albans, Dr Jeffrey John, who is the Church of England's most senior out cleric, has now been shortlisted to become a Diocesan Bishop.