Anglicans in Africa, Asia set to sever ties with Church of England over gay marriages

It will (must) come to this eventually. Abi?

gay-bishopsAnglican church leaders from Africa and Asia are threatening to walk out of a crucial meeting chaired by the Archbishop of Canterbury unless American bishops drop their support for gay marriage.

Archbishop Justin Welby last year invited the leaders of the worldwide Anglican Church to the summit in Canterbury next week in a ‘make or break’ effort to avert a permanent split over homosexuality.

The row has torn the Church apart for a decade – with conservatives accusing liberals of abandoning the word of God by backing openly gay bishops and marriages for gay couples – and the archbishop wants to broker a deal to allow both sides to co-exist peacefully.

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