The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Christian Today
A number of senior church leaders in Perth are coming together to launch Australian Christians for Marriage Equality in support of the ‘yes’ vote in the country’s postal survey on gay marriage.
Anglican, Catholic, Quaker and free church leaders united to join the national campaign in a sign of how the poll is fracturing Australian Christians.
People carry banners and signs as they participate in a marriage equality march in Melbourne, Australia, August 26, 2017.Reuters
‘Primarily it’s about making Australia a fairer and more just society,’ said the Dean of St George’s Cathedral Perth, Richard Pengelley, who headed the move.
In the Anglican diocese of Perth there were a number of priests on both sides of the debate, he said.
‘And that’s OK, that’s religious freedom,’ he said. ‘This will strengthen Australian society not weaken it.’
Lay Catholic and Federal Labor member Matt Keogh told around 40 other Christians gatheredpost was originally published on this site