Religion: Third Summit: More Hurdles

When F. Donald Coggan was appointed Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of All England and spiritual leader of the world's 46 million Anglicans in 1974, he became the first Evangelical to lead the Church of England in 126 years. Last week the zealous and professorial Archbishop traveled to Rome for his first meeting with Pope Paul VI and made an unexpected and dramatic bid for Anglican and Roman Catholic intercommunion.

As a late-afternoon traffic jam clogged the Via Nazionale outside, Archbishop Coggan spoke challengingly to a congregation of Roman Catholic and Anglican clergy from the gothic pulpit of the American Episcopal Church of...

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