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English Cleric Compares Supporters of Women Bishops to Nazis

It’s about time the Catholic Church shared the limelight when it comes to controversial behavior by Christian leaders. This incident, which manages to include anti-feminism sentiment and hyperbolic analogies to Nazi Germany, revolves around the oh-so fractious debate over the role of women in the Church of England.

According to Britain’s The Daily Telegraph, the Right Rev. Wallace Benn, the Bishop of Lewes, told the Reform conference of conservative Anglicans last week: “I feel very much increasingly that we’re in January of 1939. We need to be aware that there is real serious warfare just round the corner.”

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