Retrieved 24 January Bishops from two Anglican provinces, the Province of Rwanda and the Province of South East Asiaconsecrated missionary bishops for the United States in January and formally established the Anglican Mission in America now called the Anglican Mission in the Americas later that year. Rowan Smith, the dean of St. The Bishops stated that the church's teaching is that marriage is between a man and a woman, but acknowledged that they are divided on the subject themselves. The Dallas Morning News.
House of Bishops issues pastoral statement on Civil Partnerships".
Homosexuality and the Anglican Communion
Retrieved 22 July The province has declared itself in "impaired communion" with ECUSA, but continues to maintain full communion with opponents of the Robinson consecration. George's Cathedral in Cape Town, was warmly celebrated by his congregation after coming out as gay. Shortly after the meeting of the Anglican primates, Archbishop Justin Welby held a press conference in which he apologised "to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people for the hurt and pain they have experienced by the Anglican Communion over the years". The report's key recommendation was "that the church's internal dialogue on the subject of human sexuality might best be addressed through a process of conversations across the church and involving others in the Anglican Communion".
Inthe Diocese of London provided guidelines saying "clergy Sexual orientation and the Anglican Church of Canada exist within a strictly Canadian context. If the issue arises, it is up to the relevant Bishop to decide. Church of South India. Religion and LGBT people. Most recently, inmany clergy in the Church of Ireland signed a letter supporting the U.