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Bishop Greg Venables

Primate of the Southern Cone
Bishop Greg Venables
In a HARDtalk interview broadcast on 10th July, Stephen Sackur talks to Bishop Greg Venables, Primate of the Southern Cone.

For the worldwide Anglican church, this is a summer of deep discontent.

Gay priests, women bishops, the

authority of the Archbishop of Canterbury; all have become divisive issues in the struggle between conservatives and liberals.

The once-a-decade gathering of the global Anglican hierarchy later this month threatens to become a theological battleground.

The Most Reverend Greg Venables is the senior Anglican bishop in South America.

Is divorce the only option for this fractured church?

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