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Leading US laywoman dismisses panel ruling

by Pat Ashworth

THE Episcopal Church in the United States (ECUSA) is clear that women are not to be denied access to ordination, says the president of its House of Deputies, Bonnie Anderson.

Mrs Anderson was responding to the ruling by the Anglican Communion Panel of Reference about the diocese of Fort Worth (News, 12 January). Fort Worth is one of three dioceses that do not ordain women. It took issue with the action of General ...

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Sat 28 Mar 15 @ 13:03
Theologian resigns & 17 others write damning letter over shake up in ministerial education http://t.co/JkqgTYEbcG http://t.co/ZzqvMt8fuS

Sat 28 Mar 15 @ 12:00
'Surprised, & I have to admit, even a little daunted' - @VenRachel, 1st woman diocesan bishop http://t.co/tOuCPRC7gJ http://t.co/BOKFV9mObF