Wednesday, 18 April 2007

Judgement delayed in church sexual orientation discrimination case

The judgement of an Employment Tribunal dealing with a case where a Church of England bishop refused to appoint a gay man as a youth worker has been delayed for several weeks.

The Right Reverend Anthony Priddis, Bishop of Hereford, admitted blocking the appointment of John Reaney. However, he denies it was because Reaney was gay, but because he was having sex outside of marriage. Read more

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