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C of E 6 Pastoral Principles re LGBT+ community

The Pastoral Advisory Group of the Church of England aims to improve the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT+) people. It encourages respectful theological discussion and identifies "six pervading evils" which undermine good pastoral care "prejudice, silence, ignorance, fear, hypocrisy, prejudice and misuse of power." By addressing these it seeks to ensure churches are welcoming places.