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Is this any way to treat a bishop?

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The Religion News Service Quote of the Day:

"It is bizarre; it is beyond bizarre."

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, after she was told to carry, and not wear, her bishop's mitre during services at London's Southwark Cathedral. Jefferts Schori, who was quoted by Episcopal News Service, also had to provide evidence of her ordination; the Church of England does not allow women bishops.

The full story is on Episcopal Life Online Lambeth Palace tells presiding bishop not to wear symbol of office

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