Archbishop Emeritus Njongonkulu Ndungane has urged the Anglican Church to show full acceptance of lesbian‚ gay‚ bisexual‚ transgender‚ queer/questioning‚ intersexual and asexual people.He was speaking at St George’s Cathedral‚ Cape Town‚ on Saturday at the funeral service of the Reverend Canon Rowan Smith‚ a former Dean of the Cathedral who identified as gay and campaigned for the rights of the LGBTQIA community.Archbishop Ndungane asked for the kind of leadership "that we saw in the dark days of apartheid" and added that the Anglican Church had excluded a "huge part of itself" in respect of people of different sexuality.The blessing of same-sex marriages remained an unresolved issue‚ and the church’s failure to deal with this issue meant that its Christian humanity was suffering‚ the retired archbishop said‚ according to a statement issued by his office."We bless everything in church. We bless buildings. Why not same-sex marriage? If one of our priests goes to a meal in the home of...

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