Archbishop Desmond Tutu has accused the Anglican church of allowing its "obsession" with homosexuality to come before real action on world poverty.
"God is weeping" to see such a focus on sexuality and the Church is "quite rightly" seen by many as irrelevant on the issue of poverty, he said.
It may be good to "accept that we agree to differ" on the gay issue, he said.
Archbishop Tutu was addressing a conference of church leaders organised by the Christian charity Tearfund.
The Church says its work on poverty tends to be overlooked.
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