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By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Oct 28, 2003

Some disaffected Anglicans in British Columbia are being threatened with excommunication. Their alleged offenses include disobeying the bishop, causing scandal, and schism.

And what are these contentious people doing, actually? They're opposing the recognition of same-sex "marriage" by Anglican churches.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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  • Posted by: Pseudodionysius - Oct. 28, 2003 10:50 PM ET USA

    Given the state of some of our Bishops on this side of the Tiber, I have less confidence than I use to in assuring them that they will not eventually face the same threat here.

  • Posted by: - Oct. 28, 2003 8:24 PM ET USA

    Is the USCCB paying attention to the Anglican Bishops? A lesson is here for them on excommunication!

  • Posted by: windsor - Oct. 28, 2003 5:17 PM ET USA

    So much for tolerance. Come Home to Rome!