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Court rules on breakaway Recife

by a staff reporter

A COURT in Brazil has ruled on a decade-long judicial battle involving the creation of a breakaway diocese of Recife.

The church was established by the late Bishop Robinson Cavalcanti after the consecration of Bishop Gene Robinson, who is gay, in 2003. In 2005, Bishop Cavalcanti was deposed on the grounds that he had broken communion with the Episcopal Anglican Church in Brazil. When he left, he took 32 clergy and their congregations with him, including several church ...

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Mon 27 Mar 17 @ 10:29
Listen to the first episode of the Church Times Podcast- The latest on the Llandaff row & @malcolmguite on Coleridge https://t.co/BuiRqOQXZQ

Mon 27 Mar 17 @ 9:57
@TR_Smith here you go: https://t.co/KOMd0sCFbY It's also available on iTunes etc.