Bishops at the Lambeth Conference of , when gay bishop Gene Robinson was excluded Scott Gunn photo courtesy of ACNS The context for that decision by Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, is the continuing rift over homosexuality in the million-member Anglican Communion , which includes churches worldwide that are descended from the Church of England. Photo courtesy of Info. On the other side of the rift are conservative Anglican churches such as those of Uganda, Nigeria and Kenya, which vehemently oppose homosexuality, tend to exclude LGBT people from membership and often support laws against homosexual activity. Many conservative bishops plan to boycott the gathering, known as the Lambeth Conference, because gay bishops were invited. Progressive bishops considered boycotting too, because same-sex spouses were not invited. So far, however, progressive bishops have decided to attend and to celebrate the news that, unlike in the past, Welby invited gay bishops.
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Macaulay disclosed this on his Instagram page on Wednesday where he also posted a copy of his invitation letter. Macaulay, was born on November 4, , is a pastor and ordained minister. Macaulay studied at several primary and secondary schools in Nigeria, and graduated in While in school, he was involved in several drama and poetry activities, and later set up the Poetry Inspired Club for young people.