Religion: Anglicans & Anglicanism

Looking like members of a good club on a decorous outing, 670 bishops, priests and laymen from the 327 dioceses of the Anglican Communion gathered in Minneapolis last week for a ten-day congress, the first to be held outside the British Isles.

Gaiters mingled easily with plain black trousers and there were jokes and quips aplenty. The Most Rev. Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury, and the Most Rev. Henry Knox Sherrill, Presiding Bishop of the U.S. Protestant Episcopal Church, were asked to look animated for a portrait with their respective wives, promptly animated...

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