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From: "Charles.Clark" <>
Subject: Re: Church of Ireland?
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2000 12:07:27 -0400
Edward Andrews wrote:
> Sorry folks, but I seem to have missed the original question, which I
> presume was something like "what is the Church of Ireland". Tut tut, the
> opportunity for a real row, and Linda away. We have to be very mature about
> this. Those who think that this list is merely about genealogy, should press
> delete, as should those who are going to be offended by any kind of
> "religious rant".
> You're all away? Then I can begin.
> I hope that I have answered the question which was asked - more or less.
> Technically it is the Anglican Communion, which includes the Episcopal
> Church in America. (who incidentally got the consecration for their first
> Bishop from the non juring Scottish Episcopal Church)
> Edward Andrews
> St. Nicholas Buccleuch Parish Church Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland
> Visit our Web site http://www.btinternet.com/~stnicholas.buccleuch/index.htm
Very fair, Edward, very fair. Keep that up and you'll get to be an Anglican one
But more seriously, the upheavals in the three kingdoms over the past several
centuries have been, as you have admirably pointed out, driven much more by
politics and politicians (including religious politicians of whom there are
still a few too many in the North of Ireland today) than by religious
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