Al Webb

Al Webb works as a freelance journalist. In addition to writing for Religion News Service, he covers news and writes features for United Press International and the Washington Times, is an op-ed contributor to the Baltimore Sun and is weekend co-editor at the London bureau of the Voice of America.

All Stories by Al Webb

Roman Catholic Church in Scotland campaigns to stop gay marriage

August 27, 2012

(RNS) The Roman Catholic Church has sent a letter to its parishes across Scotland protesting a political race to legalize same-sex marriages in the province. By Al Webb.

Archbishop of Canterbury slams Christians who feel `disgusted’ about homosexuality

June 28, 2012

LONDON (RNS) Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticized some Christians for feeling so “embarrassed and ashamed and disgusted” over homosexuality that they send out a message signaling a lack of understanding and patience. By Al Webb.

Poll: Queen should remain head of the Church of England

May 18, 2012

LONDON (RNS)  Nearly three-quarters of people in England believe Queen Elizabeth II should retain her position as titular head of the Church of England, according to a new poll. By Al Webb.

London mayor axes ads that suggests homosexuality can be cured

April 13, 2012

LONDON (RNS) London's mayor has axed an ad campaign spearheaded by two conservative Christian groups because their ads suggest homosexuality is a disease that can be cured through prayer. By Al Webb.

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