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Archbishop Welby with Pope Francis (AP)

Archbishop of Canterbury writes to Pope Francis and other church leaders

Archbishop Welby with Pope Francis (AP)

Father Anthony Currer says it is significant that change has been implemented by the Church of England

From a Catholic point of view, nothing much has changed – it is the principle of female ordination that is the sticking point.

Mgr Newton says decision makes it harder for those in Church of England who want unity with Catholics

And we should not think we are immune from such problems

Something rather sinister has happened in the wake of the General Synod vote

The arguments for women priests were wholly secular. This is, in any case, the state Church: and in the end the state will decide

Now the ‘Church in turmoil’ headline will run for another five years

If anyone doubted the Erastianism of the C of E, Frank Field has now proved it