Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, faces an almost impossible challenge. Last week in Tanzania, a gathering of three dozen Anglican bishops rebuked their American branch, the Episcopal Church, for supporting gay clergy; consecrating Bishop V.
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Two churchmen made headlines in 2006 with their comments about mandatory celibacy for Latin rite Catholic priests.
De gustibus non est disputandum is a snippet of medieval wisdom mostly honored in the breach, as evidenced by Michael Kammen’s Vis