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a bishop of the highest rank
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ACNS -- Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane--a liberal African voice on the subject of homosexuality--announced on May 13 that he will retire as archbishop of Cape Town in 2008.
Archbishop Gregory Venables, primate of the Anglican province of the Southern Cone (South America), wrote on March 22 to Bishop Colin Johnson, who oversees the diocese of Toronto.
We still face the possibility of division, of course we do," Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams told BBC in an interview.
And that is wonderful news," said Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, primate of the Canadian church and chair of the meeting.
The Labourites also had the support of the Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Francis Bourne.
Eight out of 110 American bishops have said they will not support her and are seeking alternative episcopal oversight from a male archbishop.
In April 1978, he was named Archbishop of Toronto, succeeding Archbishop Philip Pocock.
Meanwhile, conservative Canadian Anglicans said the recommendations made recently by the Archbishop of Canterbury's Panel of Reference "fall short" of providing "adequate protection" to dissenting parishes.
Honorary patrons of VST's Landmark Legacy Campaign, now underway, include three archbishops (Douglas Hambidge, David Crawley, and David Somerville), one bishop (Barry Jenks), and a number of other notable figures from various denominations.
The last two men to bold the job, archbishops Michael Peers and Edward (Ted) Scott, served the church for the last 33-years.
Of the 11 primates elected by General Synod, only three never served as metropolitans (senior bishops of an ecclesiastical province): Archbishops Derwyn Trevor Owen (1934-1947), George Frederick Kingston (1947-1950) and Ted Scott (1971-1986).
Although there has been no shortage recently of statements signed by priests, bishops, archbishops and primates protesting the blessing of same-sex relationships or the selection of homosexuals as bishops, the conversation feels decidedly disjointed.