Thursday, June 12, 2014

UK Vicar Blasts 'Editorial balance' over transgendered Anglican Canon preaching

Letter to the editor of Christian Today:

By Julian Mann
June 11, 2014

Dear Madam Editor, As a regular reader of Christian Today, I do not dispute your editorial decision to report that the Bishop of Manchester has appointed the Revd Rachel Mann an honorary Canon of the city’s Cathedral. With the Church of England deeply divided over human sexuality, Canon Mann’s self-identification as a lesbian makes the appointment newsworthy.

But I do wish to raise very serious concerns about the lack of editorial balance in the interview with Canon Mann by former Times religious affairs correspondent Ruth Gledhill. It read like a press release for the revisionist stance on human sexuality advocated by Canon Mann.

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