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The new breed of episcopi vagantes

From the Revd Dr Kenneth Leech
Sir, — There are two aspects of the secession of some wealthy parishes in Virginia from the Anglican Communion which need to be noted. The first is the pastoral neglect of those parishioners who did not wish this to occur. Sarah Bartenstein, a member of the standing committee of the diocese of Virginia, was quoted in The New York Times on 18 December as saying: “They have been unfortunately overlooked in all of this.” “Unfortunately” is an ...

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