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let a hundred flowers bloom ...

By Diogenes (articles ) | Mar 16, 2007

... provided they're the same shade of pansy.

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori took the highly unusual step Thursday of invalidating the election of a bishop in the tradition-minded Diocese of South Carolina, which has rejected her authority because of her liberal theological outlook.

One prefers to celebrate diversity, as always, among one's own.

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  • Posted by: - Mar. 16, 2007 5:43 PM ET USA

    Of course, her grace and every other so-called Anglican priest of either gender possesses no ordination at all, unless they have secretly crept off to Belgium or someplace to have an Old Catholic bishop lay hands on them and break out the chrism. Sad that the charade has gone on for nearly 500 years, but it appears to be breaking apart just shy of the half-millennium.

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