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Anglican Church leaders suspend US Church over gay marriage

Anglican Church leaders have effectively re-affirmed their opposition to same-sex marriage - by punishing the liberal US Episcopal Church over the issue.

The Episcopal Church has been suspended from Anglican committees and decision-making for three years after allowing its clergy to perform same sex marriages.

The decision was taken by a majority of church leaders at a meeting of the Anglican Communion in Canterbury.

Our religious affairs correspondent Caroline Wyatt reports.

  • 15 Jan 2016