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Archbishop condemns recent violence against lesbian and gay people

Wednesday 9th April 2008

In response to reports of violence and threats towards Christians involved in the debate on human sexuality, the Archbishop has given the following statement:

"The threats recently made against the leaders of Changing Attitudes are disgraceful. The Anglican Communion has repeatedly, through the Lambeth Conference and the statements from its Primates' Meetings, unequivocally condemned violence and the threat of violence against gay and lesbian people.  I hope that this latest round of unchristian bullying will likewise be universally condemned."

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