Minister apologises for saying Christians should pray for Prince George to be gay
A Church of England minister has apologised after he said that Christians should pray for Prince George to be gay.
The Very Rev. Kelvin Holdsworth, the provost of St Mary’s Cathedral in Glasgow and an LGBT equality advocate, remarked that a future wedding between the fourth in line to the the thrown and a same-sex partner would force the Church of England to back marriage equality.
The comments, which were made in an online blog post from 2015, prompteda response from the Queen’s former chaplain, Rev Gavin Ashenden, who said that praying for the Prince, aged four, to be gay was the “theological equivalent of the curse of the wicked fairy.”
He told Christian Today: “It is un-Christian as well as being anti-constitutional. It is a very long way from being a