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Justin Welby hesitant over gay weddings but wants more gay funerals

The move is likely to be popular with African clergy who already see it as part of their ministry to help homosexuals towards an early grave.

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Posted: Nov 14th, 2012
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Number of bishops who want to become women grows

‘If God had wanted Bishops to become women, he would have re-designed their vestments and hats.’

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2012
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‘Essential for bishops to have willies’, says Church of England

Archbishop of Canterbury later showed everyone the new secret handshake‘Certain traditional offices of the bishop are in practice impossible to discharge unless endowed with a penis, and preferably a good long one.’

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Posted: Aug 7th, 2010
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Women Bishops: C of E compromise sees ordination of Widow Twankey

Bishop Twankey taking her new role very seriouslyThe fierce rift that has developed between members of the Church of England over the appointment of women bishops has been healed today, following the ordination of a widowed former washerwoman at a solemn ceremony at the Alhambra Theatre, Brighton.

The Right Reverend Twankey, 64, emerged as the ideal compromise between liberal church goers who supported the ordination of women, and traditionalists to whom the very idea of a female bishop was an anathema, a Lambeth Palace Spokesman revealed. ‘Geoff was an acceptable choice for all concerned: while she is undoubtedly a woman, she possesses certain masculine characteristics, such as the occasional five o’clock shadow.’

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Posted: Jul 18th, 2010
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