Primate Attacks English Bishops, screamed the front-page headline in the Church of England Newspaper.
The primate being the Primate of Canada, Most Rev. Michael Peers. The story was about a letter the Primate wrote to the paper lambasting an English bishop for adopting an 18th-century "colonial" attitude towards the American church.
Archbishop Peers was responding to an article in the paper by Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, general secretary of the Church Missionary Society and assistant bishop of Southwark. In an article on the Righter case in the U.S., Bishop Nazir-Ali fired a warning shot from the far side of the Atlantic across the bows of the American …