TITLE

In religion, the year of the woman

PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/23/92, Vol. 113 Issue 20, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Church of England's historic decision last week to ordain women as priests ended a 20-year debate but set the stage for even more turmoil in the 70 million-member worldwide Anglican communion. What opponents predicted; Twelve of its 28 self-governing provinces already ordain women priests.
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9211231474

 

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