23 February 2012
The group chaired by Sir Joseph Pilling to advise the House of
Bishops on the Church of England's approach to human sexuality has
invited submissions. Written submissions can be sent,
to arrive by 31 May, to: Sexuality Working Group, c/o Central
Secretariat, Church House, Gt Smith Street, London SW1P 3AZ or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The group will also invite oral evidence at a later stage.
The House of Bishops announced on 1 July, 2011, that it intended
to draw together material from the listening process undertaken
within the Church of England over recent years in the light of the
1998 Lambeth Conference resolution. It also committed itself to
offering proposals on how the continuing discussion within the
Church of England about these matters might best be shaped in the
light of the listening process. The task of Sir Joseph's group,
announced last month, is to help the House discharge its commitment
to produce a consultation document.
The full text of the 1 July statement can be found at:
The press release announcing the working group can be found