Dean of Carlisle says Church of England should repent of treatment of LGBT community

The Dean of Carlisle has signed a letter asking the Church of England to repent for what it calls 'discriminating' against gay, lesbian and transgender Christians. The letter will be discussed at a meeting of the global Anglican Communion this week.

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Dean of Carlisle's letter considered by Anglican church

A letter from the Dean of Carlisle Cathedral and more than 100 senior Anglicans calling on the Church of England to apologise for treating gay people like second class citizens will go to the 38 primates of the Anglican church today.

The Very Reverend Mark Boyling, says for too long the church has treated gay, lesbian and transgender people as a 'problem to be solved'.

Dean of Carlisle calls for apology to gay community

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The Dean of Carlisle Cathedral has signed a letter asking the Church of England to repent for what it calls 'discriminating' against gay, lesbian and transgender Christians.

The letter will be discussed at a meeting of the global Anglican Communion this week.

The Very Reverend Mark Boyling added his name to the letter to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York asking the church to acknowledge members that have been treated as 'second class citizens'.

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