Sussex CofE leader at Brighton gay event

From The Argus

 

The leader of the Church of England in Sussex will attend a gay conference.

 

Dr Martin Warner, the 103rd Bishop of Chichester, has agreed to attend the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement’s annual conference on Saturday, April 20 at the Brighthelm Centre in North Road, Brighton.

 

Bishop Martin will deliver a short message and take questions from the floor.

 

Keith Sharpe, of LGBT campaign group Changing Attitude Sussex, said: “This is the first time that a senior bishop in the Church of England has addressed a major national conference of gay and lesbian people and, as such, it represents a watershed moment in the church’s relations with the LGBT community.”

 

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