Archbishop calls crisis meeting of US bishops

Archbishop Rowan Williams of Canterbury, who is the spiritual head of the Anglican Church, has called a crisis meeting of American bishops in New York from September 11 to 13 to discuss the accelerating collapse of the Episcopal Church of the USA (Ec

2nd September, 2006

Archbishop Rowan Williams of Canterbury, who is the spiritual head of the Anglican Church, has called a crisis meeting of American bishops in New York from September 11 to 13 to discuss the accelerating collapse of the Episcopal Church of the USA (Ecusa).

Ecusa is part of the 77-million-strong worldwide Anglican Communion, which includes the Church of Ireland.

In July, members of the Ecusa general convention declined Williams’ request to ‘‘repent’’ for confirming a divorced, cohabiting gay...

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