Anglican bishops spar with Prime Minister David Cameron over refugees

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Members of the clergy enter York Minster before a service to consecrate Reverend Libby Lane as the first female bishop in the Church of England, in York, northern England on January 26, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Members of the clergy enter York Minster before a service to consecrate Reverend Libby Lane as the first female bishop in the Church of England, in York, northern England on January 26, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Phil Noble *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-GREER-COMMENTARY, originally transmitted on March 25, 2015.

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CANTERBURY, England (RNS) In the letter, church leaders called on the prime minister to absorb an additional 30,000 refugees, far beyond the 20,000 Cameron had committed to.