International: Primate for Canada

Peeking through the windows of the chapter house of Montreal's Anglican Cathedral one day last week, newshawks discerned purple episcopal robes flashing dimly. Within the shadowy Cathedral which was locked, barred and bolted, little knots of laymen and churchmen gathered whispering. No speeches were permitted in the election they were holding to fill the primacy of the Church of England in Canada. This lordship of 1,232,000 Anglicans had been vacant since the death last summer of Most Rev. Clarendon Lamb Worrell, Archbishop of Nova Scotia. Once held according to seniority, the Primacy became...

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