Launch Media


The Guardian broke the news of the launch with an exclusive interview with the new chair, the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool, on December 28th 2017

Guardian front page

The BBC incorporated it into its Daily News bulletin during Dec 28th 2017 and this was then featured in the Radio 4 Today Programme News at 0800.

BBC News

Christian Today were the first to cover the charity in detail, focusing on why it had been set up and the range of people involved.

Christian Today

“Evangelical support for Trump is not justified, says Bishop of Liverpool” – Church Times

Church of England bishop hits out at Trump-backing evangelicals as he calls for LGBT-inclusive Christianity – Pink News gives arguably the best coverage of the launch of the foundation and what it has been set up to achieve.

Bishop hits out at faith leaders who ‘build walls not bridges’ – Church of England Newspaper, January 4th 2018

Charity aims to find religious acceptance of all LGBTI people – Guernsey Press, January 3rd 2018

Jayne Ozanne sets up Ozanne Foundation to combat LGBT stigma in religious groups – Oxford Mail / Oxford Times January 4th 2018

International (major outlets)

British bishop says US evangelicals are ‘uncritically accepting’ of Trump – CNN

A top Church of England bishop scolds U.S. evangelicals for ‘uncritical’ support of Trump – Washington Post

British Bishop Criticizes Evangelicals who support for Trump – Metro Weekly

UK bishop: US evangelicals ‘uncritically accepting’ of positions taken by Trump – The Hill

US Evangelical Christians ‘Uncritically Accepting’ Of Donald Trump, Bishop Of Liverpool Says – Huffington Post

Christian voters’ Trump support isn’t ‘justifiable’, British Bishop says – Newsweek

UK Bishop speaks out about American Christians who support Trump – Western Journal

New Charity Announcement: Bishop of Liverpool to Chair the Ozanne Foundation

TV & Radio

ITV News for the Channel Islands – interview with Jayne, December 30th 2017

BBC Radio Guernsey – in-depth two part interview with Ollie Gillou during Drive Time, December 28th 2017

Radio Ulster – comment and discussion during Drive Time (listen 17:25-31), December 28th 2017

Other UK Press Coverage

Bishop of Liverpool hits out at Christians who support Donald Trump – Express

Bishop of Liverpool criticises Christians who support Trump – Premier

“About time” – Bishop of Liverpool praised for slamming Christian Trump supporters – Liverpool Echo