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Kirk o Ingland

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The Kirk o England (Inglis: Church of England) is the state kirk o Ingland.[1][2][3] The Monarch o the Unitit Kinrik is it's supreme governor, an the Airchbishop o Canterbury is it's maist senior cleric.

It is a Reformed Episcopal Christian kirk that's pairt o the Anglican Communion alang wi the Kirk o Ireland, the Scots Episcopal Kirk, The Episcopal Kirk in the USA and monie ithers.


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  1. Eberle, Edward J. (2011). Church and State in Western Society. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 2. ISBN 978-1-4094-0792-8. Retrieved 9 November 2012. The Church of England later became the official state Protestant church, with the monarch supervising church functions.
  2. Fox, Jonathan (2008). A World Survey of Religion and the State. Cambridge University Press. p. 120. ISBN 978-0-521-88131-9. Retrieved 9 November 2012. The Church of England (Anglican) and the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian) are the official religions of the UK.
  3. Ferrante, Joan (2010). Sociology: A Global Perspective. Cengage Learning. p. 408. ISBN 978-0-8400-3204-1. Retrieved 9 November 2012. the Church of England [Anglican], which remains the official state church