A Rochester diocesan spokesÂperson said on Tuesday: “Open and honest debate and discussion is part of the life and tradition of the Church of England, and there are many formal and informal networks and groups within which this takes place.
“These discussions often reflect the wide range of theological and spiritual perspectives within the Church of England. In relation to discussion around human sexuality, there is a continuing national process involvÂing the General Synod as well as the College and House of Bishops.”
The news was welcomed by the GAFCON UK Task Force, which replaced the Fellowship of ConÂfessing Anglicans (FCA) UK & Ireland Executive earlier in the sumÂmer.
A spokesman said that the Task Force was “in the process of getting set up” and that a website would shortly be launched.