Religion: The Bishops at Lambeth

In Canterbury's 700-year-old cathedral, more than 300 bishops of the Anglican Communion knelt five rows deep on a crimson carpet to receive the blessing of the Archbishop of Canterbury. Bowed under the weight of his damask robes and overshadowed by a huge silver cross, Geoffrey Francis Fisher intoned: "We humbly beseech thee that thy Holy Spirit may lead into truth thy servants the bishops gathered together in thy name. Grant them grace to think and do such things as shall most tend to thy glory and the good of thy holy church." Thus last...

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