The Archbishop of Canterbury has asked to meet gay TV presenter Sandi Toksvig after she criticised his comments on homosexuality at the Lambeth Conference.
Differences over homosexuality have cast a shadow over the Lambeth Conference, a meeting of 650 bishops taking place this week in Canterbury, Kent.
The Great British Bake Off co-host criticised Archbishop Justin Welby in an open letter after he wrote to Anglican bishops to “affirm that the validity of the resolution passed at the Lambeth Conference 1998, 1:10 is not in doubt”.
Lambeth 1.10 is a resolution upholding heterosexual marriage and rejecting homosexual practice as incompatible with Scripture.
Archbishop Welby also spoke of the “need” to acknowledge that “the majority” of Anglican provinces “continue…