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Balancing appointments among suffragans

From Dr Brian Hanson
Sir, — Christina Rees and others (Letters, 5 December) state that they are “disturbed by the Bishop of Chichester not commissioning a suffragan bishop who would ordain women”. It is a fact that the dioceses of Chelmsford, Lichfield, Manchester, Oxford, and Southwark all have three suffragan sees, and, of those 15 bishops, not one is a non-ordainer of women.

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