Condemning gay ‘cure’ therapy is to be discussed by the Church of England

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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 15: The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby speaks during the General Synod on February 15, 2016 in London, England. The General Synod considers and approves legislation affecting the whole of the Church of England, formulates new forms of worship, debates matters of national and international importance, and approves the annual budget for the work of the Church at national level. (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)

The Church of England will debate condemning so-called gay conversion therapy and providing some special services to celebrate trans people’s transition. At its General Synod meeting in July, the Church will also re-examine i the attitude to same-sex marriages. The attempt to improve relations with gay Christians follows the Church of Scotland’s decision yesterday to apologise for its past treatment of gay people and take steps to accepting same-sex marriage. The Church’s parliament will ask its members whether to define so-called gay conversion therapy as “unethical, harmful” and having “no place in the modern world”. The Church’s parliament will ask its members whether to define so-called gay conversion therapy as “unethical, harmful” and having “no place in the modern world”. Earlier this year, the UK government refused to make the process illegal despite receiving a petition signed by 33,000 people.

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