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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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Thu 24 Jul 14 @ 13:47
Meriam Ibrahim has arrived safely in Italy, weeks after being freed from her death sentence in Sudan for apostasy http://t.co/V0M7QsR1oC

Thu 24 Jul 14 @ 9:40
Meriam Ibrahim, recently freed from a death sentence for apostasy in Sudan, has flown to Italy.