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WATCH concerned at figures

Hattie Williams

by Hattie Williams

Posted: 17 Feb 2017 @ 12:04

A ROUGHLY equal number of men and women are now being ordained, but women are still “significantly” under-represented in senior posts, a new report from Women and the Church (WATCH) states.

The latest figures on women clerics and Readers are laid out in the WATCH annual report, published at a fringe event at the General Synod, on Tuesday night. The report states that while 232 women and 258 men were ordained in 2015, a “significantly higher proportion of men” were ordained to ...

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