When I first saw this item, I was certain that it was some joke site, a parody from Borowitz, you know. Humor:
Statement from Primates 2016? Seriously.
But this is profound stuff. Historic stuff.
The Anglican Communion, still headed by the Archbishop of Canterbury, as it has been since the schism with Rome over Henry VIII’s marital situation, has excommunicated the American franchise, the Episcopalian Church, over its tolerance of gay marriage.
I guess this makes the break with England permanent.