RSPCA apologizes for killing temple cow

LONDON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has agreed to apologize to a Hindu temple in England for euthanizing one of its cows.

Anglicans mull ban on gay bishops

CANTERBURY, England, July 29 (UPI) -- A plan before the Lambeth Conference in England would ban consecration of gay bishops and blessings of same-sex relationships in the Anglican Communion.

African bishop: Robinson should quit

CANTERBURY, England, July 22 (UPI) -- An African bishop at the Lambeth Conference in Britain called Tuesday for the resignation of the Anglican Communion's only openly gay bishop.

Anglican bishops gather in Britain

CANTERBURY, England, July 16 (UPI) -- Anglican bishops from around the world gathered Wednesday in Britain against a backdrop of controversy over the acceptance of homosexuals in church leadership.

Judge says Sharia aspects OK in Britain

LONDON, July 4 (UPI) -- Muslims living in Britain should be able to live under Sharia, the body of Islamic religious law, Britain's most senior judge said.

Episcopal bishops meet to discuss gays

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Episcopal bishops began meeting Thursday in New Orleans to discuss gays in the church with a call from the presiding bishop to respect others’ opinions.

Prince Harry: Diana was 'the best mother'

LONDON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Prince Harry called Princess Diana "the best mother in the world" during Friday's service at Guards' Chapel in London on the 10-year anniversary of her death.

Episcopal Church rejects demands on gays

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- Leaders of the Episcopal Church in the United States have rejected demands they adopt a stronger stand against homosexuality.

New move to start breakaway U.S. church?

LONDON, June 13 (UPI) -- A group led by African archbishops reportedly plans to consecrate a U.S. Episcopalian to lead a breakaway Anglican church in the United States.

British priest jailed for molesting boys

BRISTOL, England, May 4 (UPI) -- A Church of England priest has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for sexually assaulting six boys.

Anglican leader to meet U.S. bishops soon

TORONTO, April 16 (UPI) -- Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said in Toronto Monday he would meet with U.S. Episcopalians before autumn.

Episcopal bishops criticize Anglican head

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- Episcopal bishops in the United States say that Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has been indecisive in his handling of the debate on homosexuality.

Anglican leaders mark end of slavery

LONDON, March 24 (UPI) -- The two leaders of the Anglican Church led a "Walk of Witness" through London to mark the 200th anniversary of Britain's abolition of slavery.

World Anglicans facing difficult meeting

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Leaders of the worldwide Anglican Communion are gathering in Africa to determine if the member churches can remain together. The group, which is composed of national churches, is headed by Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams. He called the meeting Wed

Archbishop fears Anglican Church split

LONDON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams says he is afraid of losing control of the Church of England as people choose sides on the issue of homosexuality.
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The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, marries Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, as Michael Middleton, Kate Middleton's father, left, and best man Britain's Prince Harry, right, look on during the Royal Wedding at Westminster Abbey in London on April, 29, 2011. UPI/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
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