Monday, June 12, 2017

Newcastle Anglican Diocese has appointed its first female Dean

From Australia-

EVERY few years the global Anglican Church experiences a shudder over the “women” question.

Should women be ordained as priests? Should women be ordained as bishops? Should the church subscribe to the view of the apostle Paul, who outlined in the New Testament a view of family and church life with men at the head, or should it accept that a 2000-year-old text doesn’t need to be taken literally on all points?

In Australia the Anglican Diocese of Sydney leads the “no women priests and bishops” group, and continues to argue strongly that it’s the majority Church of England, which has supported women bishops since 2008, which has strayed from the Bible.

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