Religion: Divided Anglicans

Divided Anglicans We are not divided, All one body we . . . So sang some 4,000 Londoners in Hyde Park one day last week to the thump of a Salvation Army band. With the Archbishop of Canterbury as keynote speaker, they were celebrating the United Christian Rally—one of the opening events in the Festival of Britain. Meanwhile, only a few blocks away in a church off Marble Arch, a Church of England service was being held expressly to proclaim the fact that even England's state church is divided and that Britain's Christians are not one body at all.

The dissidents were...

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