The archbishop of Canterbury must acknowledge that disestablishment has already happened, and look to a future that deals with reality.
The Church of England's national assembly has given strong backing to the principle of allowing women bishops.
The Church of England held an emergency session after a vote against the appointment of women bishops exposed divisions in the Anglican communion.
A leading member of the Church of England who believes gay people can be counselled to suppress their sexuality is helping select the next archbishop.
Compulsory clerical celibacy rubbished by Christians outside the Catholic church.
The Church of England will not allow same-sex civil partnership ceremonies on its premises without the express permission of its general assembly.
A quarter of the world's Anglican bishops boycotted on Wednesday a once-in-a- decade gathering of church leaders in a row over gay clergy.
The Church of England was facing a serious split on Tuesday after its ruling General Synod voted to allow women bishops.
The Anglican Church in Southern Africa is unlikely to join the split from the mainstream church.