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The CofE’s female clergy muddle is not sustainable

20 April 2024

3:25 PM

20 April 2024

3:25 PM

It’s thirty years since the first women were ordained as priests of the Church of England. For ten years, there have been women bishops too. Well, at least one aspect of the Church’s reform is done and dusted.

Cue hollow laughter from those acquainted with the strange intricacy and agony surrounding this seemingly simple reform.

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