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Women Ordination

The Long-Lost Story Of Germany's First Woman Rabbi

Religion News Service | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.23.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Who was the first woman rabbi? Sally Priesand, ordained as a Reform rabbi in 1972, right? Wrong. It was a German Jewish woman named Regina Jonas...

The Church Of England Consecrates Its First Female Bishop

The Associated Press | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 01.26.2015 | Religion

LONDON (AP) — Male domination in the leadership of the Church of England ended Monday, as the 500-year-old institution consecrated its first female ...

Tutu Awesomely Calls Out Religious Leaders Who Won't Ordain Women

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.06.2014 | Religion

As the Church of England celebrates its 20th anniversary of women ordination as priests, Archbishop Desmond Tutu sent a candid and enthusiastic note o...

'Long Overdue' Decision Approves Female Bishops

Posted 09.13.2013 | Religion

A Thursday vote in Wales has approved women to become bishops in the Anglican Church, a landmark decision which is expected to put increasing pressure...

PINK Smoke Over The Vatican?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.13.2013 | Religion

As white smoke over the Sistine Chapel captured the world's attention, smoke of another hue at the Vatican has gone largely unnoticed. According t...

Challenging The Vatican Old Boys' Network

Bill Quigley | Posted 01.01.2012 | Religion
Bill Quigley

Fr. Roy faces expulsion from his Catholic community, Maryknoll, for refusing to recant his belief that women can and should be allowed to become priests.

Protesters Campaign For Women's Ordination At Vatican

Religion News Service | By Luigi Sandri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Luigi Sandri Religion News Service ROME (RNS/ENInews) A group of women demonstrated in Rome's St Peter's Square on Tuesday (June 8), saying they w...