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Would a Gay Monarch Cure the Church of its Homophobia?

Published: 4/12/2017

A news story would have to be pretty special to bring together the royal family and gay liberation, so well done to the Very Rev Kelvin Holdsworth, who took a hearty stab at marrying the two last week. He called on Christians to pray for Prince George to be gay in the hope that the presence of a gay king would render the Church of England’s institutional homophobia inert. It’s a remarkable reach and so naturally his fringe opinion received extensive coverage.

In his blog post – a sort of manifesto for curing the church’s homophobia – he suggests that a royal same-sex wedding “might sort things out remarkably easily”, though he caveats this with the suggestion that such a scenario could take a quarter of a century to play out.

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