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By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Traditionalist British Anglicans have defied church leaders in an escalating row over gay clergy by importing a conservative African bishop to ordain three deacons.
By Edmund Blair AIN SUKHNA, Egypt (Reuters) - The spiritual leader of the Anglican church on Friday called for traditionalist and liberal camps to keep talking despite deep divisions over gay rights that have threatened to split the 450-year-old church.
PARIS (Reuters) - A senior Anglican archbishop has said the worldwide Anglican church must not become so polarised over the issue of gay rights that other Christian denominations can no longer take it seriously.
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Roman Catholic church has for the first time allowed a former Anglican minister who is married with two children to be ordained as a priest.
LONDON (Reuters) - The Church of England voted on Monday to move toward ordaining women bishops, a step which could provoke an exodus of conservative clergy and deepen the widening splits within the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Archaeologists have successfully extracted DNA from skeleton remains under an English church that could prove a skeleton found near Jamestown belongs to one of its founders, the Church of England announced Thursday.
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.