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Rebels and the risk they took

Bernard Palmer recalls the ordination of the Philadelphia Eleven

The Story of the Philadelphia Eleven

Darlene O'Dell

Seabury Books £16.99

(978-1-59627-258-3)

Church Times Bookshop

£15.30 (use code CT550)

THIS month has brought theclimax of the ding-dong battleover women bishops in the Church of England. Next Tuesday will be the 40th anniversary of the ordination (the Church Times index, though not its report or scathing comment, added inverted commas) of the first women priests of the Episcopal ...

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Clergy are ‘more like Old Labour than New’

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Fri 31 Oct 14 @ 15:11
Canon Alan Billings, Labour Party candidate, elected Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire. http://t.co/iydy5Z0tDj

Fri 31 Oct 14 @ 14:53
'Positive action' is being taken to create a pool of women ready to be considered for the episcopate http://t.co/mDg7mlOLfo