** FILE ** This is a July 2, 2004 file photo of the Very Rev. Jeffrey John at St. Albans Abbey in St. Albans, England. The Church of England may be on the verge of promoting a gay priest to bishop, a step that would widen the split over sexuality in the global Anglican Communion. (AP Photo/Michael Stephens/PA File)

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** FILE ** This is a July 2, 2004 file photo of the Very Rev. Jeffrey John at St. Albans Abbey in St. Albans, England. The Church of England may be on the verge of promoting a gay priest to bishop, a step that would widen the split over sexuality in the global Anglican Communion. (AP Photo/Michael Stephens/PA File)