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Covenant defended

by Paul Wilkinson

THE Archbishop of Canterbury has attacked the notion that the fourth section of the proposed Anglican Cov­enant is a tool to chastise dis­senters within the Anglican Com­munion.

Dr Williams has released a strongly worded defence on You­Tube. He describes as “com­pletely misleading and false”, suggestions that the Covenant is “some sort of centralising proposal, creating an absolute authority which has the right to punish people for stepping out of ...

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