The amazing opening from a very passionate member of the Church,
With this inspiring speech that allowed over 8000 Walkers to tour this amazing city,
TO SHOW ITS SUPPORT AND LOVE FOR THE LGBTI + COMMUNITY
and to give hope to all those in Chechnya, #Chechnyatuesdays
While blogging in my Amsterdam Hotel today – the day of Amstersdam’s famous Gay-Pride Festival” – I caught this interesting snippet on the Internet, recording last week’s Gay Pride Festival in Liverpool, U.K.. From being a critic of homosexuality, Liverpool’s Anglican Bishop, has become one of its foremost advocates for reform of traditional views of LGBTI treatment in the Church of England.
There were canal floats from many parts of the world taking part. The city was crowded. Walking around Amsterdam this morning,Diana and I became aware of the excitement that accompanies this Festival of affirmation for the local LGBT community by their familes and friends. The atmosphere was one of joy and compassion..
Tap on to the internet connection above to view the video.
Father Ron Smith, Christchurch, New Zealand