British bishop expected to be named ABC

British bishop expected to be named ABC

There are 2 comments on the The Macon Telegraph story from Nov 8, 2012, titled British bishop expected to be named ABC. In it, The Macon Telegraph reports that:

In the latest step of a meteoric rise, Justin Welby, the current - and relative neophyte - bishop of the diocese of Durham in northern England, is expected to be named Friday as the next leader of the world's 80 million Anglicans ...

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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Nov 8, 2012
from The Macon Telegraph:

"Welby, 56, would inherit a global fellowship hobbled by hostility between conservatives and liberals over the same issues that have divided many Christian denominations, particularly the role of women and of gays and lesbians in the church ...

"Welby is a forceful champion of women's leadership in the church. However, he is also said to hew to current policy banning openly gay clergy and opposing marriage for same-sex couples ..."

“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#2 Nov 10, 2012
from Newser:

"The man picked to be the next archbishop of Canterbury has made a public plea, but it's not exactly on a churchly topic. Justin Welby took to Twitter to ask everyone who made money gambling that he'd be the new archbishop to donate the winnings to their local church, reports the Telegraph ..."

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