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
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.
19th September 2014
Married gay vicar: Church of England’s same-sex weddings conversations are ‘pointless’ 11
1:49 PM — A London vicar who defied the ban on gay clergy marrying has branded the Church's current round of discussions about same-sex marriage "pointless".
18th September 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury: I have doubted God in lots of different ways 14
7:54 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said he has doubted God in "lots of different ways".
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.
Archbishop of Canterbury adviser warns Bishops ‘decisions have to be made’ on same-sex weddings 14
3:32 PM — An adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned Bishops that "decisions will have to be made" on the Church's approach to same-sex marriage.
Gay priest considered marrying despite church ban 8
11:43 AM — A gay priest has revealed he considered flouting the church's ban on same-sex weddings, but decided against doing so.
15th September 2014
Gay priest facing backlash over plans to hold commitment ceremony in church 37
3:04 PM — A Leicester priest is facing opposition to his plan to hold his same-sex commitment ceremony in church.
13th September 2014
Bishop ‘not optimistic’ that Church of England will resolve same-sex marriage split 41
12:59 PM — A Church of England Bishop says he is "not optimistic" that the Church will be able to reach a resolution to a divide over same-sex marriage.
11th September 2014
Church of England bishops to hold discussion on sexuality 17
8:55 AM — The Church of England's College of Bishops will meet next week to discuss sexuality, and how to allow an open conversation on the issue.
9th September 2014
First gay clergy member to marry in UK sues Church of England after sacking 41
12:04 PM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK, who was later sacked for doing so, has begun legal proceedings against the Church of England.
8th September 2014
Gay clergy ‘depressed’ over Church of England marriage ban 30
4:50 PM — A lobbying group has warned the Church of England that a ban on gay clergy marrying is pushing them away from the church.
11th August 2014
Christian Concern: Hospital chaplain was ‘acting provocatively’ by marrying same-sex partner 54
5:18 PM — A Christian group has claimed that a gay hospital chaplain acted "provocatively and unrepentantly" by marrying his same-sex partner.
5th August 2014
Church of England claims bishop’s decision to block gay chaplain from NHS job was ‘autonomous’ 24
12:47 PM — The Church of England has claimed the decision to block a married gay chaplain from taking up a job with the NHS was taken 'autonomously' by a bishop.
4th August 2014
National Secular Society: ‘Urgent review’ needed after Church blocks gay chaplain from NHS job 10
2:39 PM — The National Secular Society has called for the government to hold an urgent review, after a gay chaplain was blocked from taking up an NHS job because he married his same-sex partner.
3rd August 2014
Bishop of Gloucester, who backed same-sex blessings, steps down for personal reasons 17
7:03 PM — The Bishop of Gloucester, who had called for the Church of England to take a more conciliatory approach to same-sex couples, has stepped down with immediate effect.
NHS withdraws job offer from married gay chaplain after Church of England punishment 36
2:28 PM — The NHS has withdrawn a job offer it made to gay chaplain Jeremy Pemberton, after the Church of England revoked his permission to officiate.
1st August 2014
Gay vicar: It would be wonderful if the government ‘talked sense’ to Church over marriage ban 14
10:58 AM — A vicar who is facing possible punishments after marrying his same-sex partner has said he would welcome intervention from the government.
31st July 2014
Survey: One in 200 UK churchgoers in same-sex relationships 26
11:54 AM — One in 200 churchgoers has entered into a formal relationship with someone of the same sex, new research shows.