‘Spiritual abuse’: Church of England votes to ban gay conversion therapy

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RT.com - 10/7/17 Conversion therapy, the practice of trying to change someone’s sexuality through spiritual counseling, should be outlawed in the UK, according to the Church of England. The General Synod, the church’s governing body, was initially asked to back a motion condemning the practice as “unethical and harmful.” However, after an emotional debate the members voted overwhelmingly ...