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by Ed Beavan

TWELVE bishops belonging to the Society of St Hilda & St Wilfrid, formed for those who oppose women bishops but wish to maintain their Catholic identity within the C of E, have issued a pastoral letter em­phasising their wish “to remain faithful mem­bers of the Church of England”.

The letter, whose signatories include the Bishops of Blackburn, Chichester, and Gibraltar in Europe, proposes that the Society becomes a formal part of the C of E, so that its bishops can be ...

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