The road to true racial justice has proved, as we always knew it would, a long and arduous distance we have travelled.

Treasured its place in the Anglican Communion.

[But a meeting with Bishop Robinson would exasperate conservative evangelicals and primates from the developing world who see the bishop as a satanic influence. His consecration in November 2003 was described by the conservative American Anglican Council as a] grievous day ... The devil has entered our church.

I must say I was disappointed and shocked by that.

Those who so pointlessly and terribly died were...non-replaceable.

We give thanks, Your Majesty, for your devotion and your dedication over 50 extraordinary years. And we offer in return our respect, our admiration and, yes, our love.