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Church removes power from women bishops

Publié par Clifford Armion le 10/09/2009

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"The unity of the Church of England is under threat once more after a key committee agreed to automatically remove certain powers from female bishops and give them to their male colleagues.

"According to the amended law, this move would allow the male bishop to perform certain functions, such as communion and confirmation, in order to accommodate parishioners and clergy hostile to female bishops.

"It follows heavy lobbying from those opposed to the concept of women bishops who have demanded special care in the event of their ordination, an event unlikely to occur before 2014."

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"Church removes power from women bishops", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2009. Consulté le 18/05/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/church-removes-power-from-women-bishops