Is homosexuality a sin, Ruth?
The newly appointed government minister responsible for equality is facing controversy after she refused to say whether she believed homosexuality was a sin.
Ruth Kelly, the Secretary of State for Communities, a committed Catholic and member of the Opus Dei group, was embroiled in a renewed row over her religious beliefs yesterday.
Kelly’s last job was Minister for Education, where she favoured faith schools. Now she’s going to be responsible for ‘equality’ issues, but maybe some sexual orientations will be more equal than others. Is Ms Kelly’s loyalty to her role as a Government Minister, or to the Catholic cult she belongs to?