The Vatican has suspended its dialogue with the Anglican Church, following the decision of its American branch to consecrate as a bishop a man who left his wife to enter a relationship with another man. The Russian Orthodox Church had already ended the dialogue for the same reason.
One of the very few blessings of this sad debate is that it forces a serious look at what we mean by tradition, and at how binding a force tradition...
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