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Justin Welby’s plan to split the Anglican Church tells us a lot about religion and politics

The schism in the Anglican communion is now so huge that conservatives and liberals can’t even share metaphors any longer. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the most reverend Justin Welby, has suggested that links between the various scrapping churches worldwide should be loosened, so that they can all go their own way a bit more. He says that it would be like “separate bedrooms” rather than “divorce”.