Ordination by woman bishop
A REGIONAL bishop in the diocese of Melbourne, the Rt RevdBarbara Darling, has become the first woman bishop in Australia toconduct an ordination.
As Vicar-General of the diocese while the Archbishop, Dr PhilipFreier, is on leave, Bishop Darling ordained 20 deacons in StPaul's Cathedral, Melbourne, on Saturday. Six of the new deaconsare women.
The Revd Professor Dorothy Lee, Dean of Trinity CollegeTheological School, Melbourne, where five of the new deacons weretrained, preached ...
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