Thursday, 22 March 2007

3 out of 26 bishops voted on SORs

Just 3 out of the 26 unelected bishops that sit in the House of Lords voted last night over the government's Sexual Orientation Regulations (SORs) apparently resisting calls from conservatives and traditionalists that they should all turn up to oppose them.

Forty-two lay members of the Church of England's General Synod wrote to the bishops last week urging them to turn up and vote against the SORs.

In the end, even if all the bishops had voted, it would not have changed the result. Read more

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