Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Top 10 religion news stories of 2008

Scripps lists their top ten religous stories for 2008. The schism is number 6 here

6. Backed by Anglican traditionalists in Africa, Asia and Latin America, conservatives alienated from the U.S. Episcopal Church appeal to the Anglican Communion to create a parallel jurisdiction -- the Anglican Church in North America. This open split follows decades of doctrinal fighting in the Episcopal Church, including the consecration of a noncelibate gay priest as a bishop five years ago.

The other nine are here-

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