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Australian Primate Steps Down Before Same-Sex Marriage Showdown

Philip Freier's early resignation allows a new primate to be elected before this summer's General Synod, which will likely respond to respond to endorsements of same-sex marriage in two dioceses while aiming to preserve unity as a "mixed economy church."

New Hong Kong Coadjutor Has Canadian & American Ties

Dean Matthias Der was a church planter in Toronto for twenty years before returning to Hong Kong to lead the city's cathedral; Der assumes leadership in the midst of violent protests, with limited response from Hong Kong's Anglicans.