Church of England plan for welcoming trans people under fire

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More than 2,000 clergy and lay members sign letter asking bishops to withdraw guidance

More than 2,000 clergy and lay members of the Church of England have signed a letter calling on bishops to withdraw or change recent guidance on welcoming transgender people to the church.

Last month the church issued advice to clergy and congregations recommending an adapted affirmation of baptism service to allow transgender Christians to celebrate their new identity and name.

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