Mile­stones

The Church of England - - THE RECORD -

The Euro­pean Court of Hu­man Rights ruled in favour of Na­dia Eweida in her fight against Bri­tish Air­ways for dis­crim­i­na­tion and be­ing told not to wear her cross... The Euro­pean Court de­cided that de­ci­sions of the UK Courts were within the ‘mar­gin of ap­pre­ci­a­tion’ (dis­cre­tion) that it al­lows to na­tional Courts - but in so do­ing it chal­lenged many of the prin­ci­ples adopted by UK Courts and as­serted by the Bri­tish government, who as­serted the cross was not a ‘le­git­i­mate man­i­fes­ta­tion of faith’... Bishop John Inge and Bishop Wil­liam God­frey of Peru re­newed the spe­cial re­la­tion­ship, 21 years af­ter it was first founded, by sign­ing a new part­ner­ship agree­ment be­tween the dio­ce­ses of Worces­ter and Peru at the week­end, at a meet­ing of the Bishop’s Coun­cil... The Les­bian and Gay Chris­tian Move­ment have of­fered their full sup­port to Steve Chalke af­ter his an­nounce­ment re­gard­ing same-sex part­ner­ships...

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