(Telegraph) Anglican preacher suspended short-term over opposition to same sex marriage

Posted by Kendall Harmon

An Anglican lay preacher has been banned from the pulpit after encouraging parishioners to oppose against gay marriage – in line with official Church teaching.

Peter Gowlland, 78, was accused of sowing discord among worshippers at the liberal-leaning All Saints Church in Sanderstead, Surrey, by inviting them to sign a petition against the Government plans to introduce same-sex weddings.

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Update: An article from the Christian Institute on this is there.

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