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The (Anglican) Church of England’s main legislative body said February 10 in London that it recognizes and affirms the desire of the breakaway Anglican Church of North America to remain in the Anglican fold. But the General Synod simultaneously said that it was not ready yet to be in full communion with the conservative group. American Anglican Council President David Ander son, a former Episcopal priest, told Episcopal News Service he was pleased with the outcome, despite the lack of full acceptance. A representative of the Episcopal Church’s presiding bishop, Katharine Jefferts Schori, said that the U.S. church does not interfere in the decision-making of other Anglican provinces but that Episcopal leaders continue to object to the fact that some foreign provinces have “actively interfered in the affairs of the Episcopal Church.”


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