Sunday, 4 September 2016

Archbishop Admits He's Gay!

Bishop of Grantham,Bishop Nicholas Chamberlain has declared that he is gay and in a "faithful and loving" relationship with his partner.

He was ordained last year by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby who admitted that he knew about his sexuality.
Bishop Chamberlain made the disclosure when he spoke to The Guardian and added that he didn't want to make 'a big thing' about coming out.

He said: "'It was not my decision to make a big thing about coming out. 'People know I'm gay, but it's not the first thing I'd say to anyone. Sexuality is part of who I am, but it's my ministry that I want to focus on.' He stated that both he and his partner 'enjoy each other's company' and 'share each other's life' during their 'faithful' and 'loving' relationship.

The Bishop made this disclosure about his sexuality when he found out details about his private life will be made known by an unnamed Sunday newspaper.

His appointment was made by Christopher Lowson, the bishop of Lincoln, who said that he is 'satisfied' Bishop Chamberlain 'lives by' the House of Bishops' guidance on issues in human sexuality.

Bishop Nicholas Chamberlain becomes ye first Bishop in England to disclose that he is gay.

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