Women

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May 9, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A Mothers’ Union program to reach the most disadvantaged communities in Burundi has produced startling results, bucking the trend in one of the world’s poorest countries. The Literacy and Financial Education Program, which has been jointly funded by Comic...

November 2, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church in Wales has elected its first female bishop, a little more than three years since the province passed legislation opening the episcopate to women.

The Rev. Canon Joanna Penberthy, currently rector of Glan Ithon in Llandrindod Wells,...

September 6, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] After 20 years of prayers, hopes and fundraising, a new women’s mission center opened in Seoul, Korea, in early September. The idea for the center was first mooted in a resolution from the Anglican Church of Korea’s Women’s Forum in 1993. The project...

March 17, 2016

Women ought to encourage their husbands and other men to join them to eradicate gender-based violence, the Most Rev. Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon tells Anglican and Episcopal women gathered March 16 in the Chapel of Christ the Lord at the Episcopal Church Center in New York. The speech by...

March 15, 2016

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini tells a gathering in the Chapel of Christ the Lord at the Episcopal Church Center on March 16 that women’s experiences and voices are often discarded and erased from decision-making processes and even from history. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service...

March 14, 2016

Episcopal and Anglican women gathered March 14 at the Episcopal Church Center’s Chapel of Christ the Lord for a Eucharist opening the 60th annual United Nations Conference on the Status of Women underway through March 24. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal...

February 3, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] When the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women convenes in New York next month to explore women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development it will benefit from the experience and knowledge of some 22 Anglican women from 18...

January 28, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of Newcastle Christine Hardman on Jan. 26 become the second female bishop in the Church of England to take her seat in the U.K.’s House of Lords – the upper house of the U.K. Parliament. The ceremony took place the day after her neighboring...

December 7, 2015

[Anglican Journal] History was made in Uruguay on Nov. 22 with the first-ever ordination of women to the Anglican priesthood in the country.

The Rev. Audrey Taylor Gonzalez, the Rev. Cynthia Myers Dickin and the Rev. Susana Lopez Lerena were ordained priests on the Feast of the...

October 26, 2015

The Rt. Rev. Rachel Treweek, bishop of Gloucester, makes the Oath of Allegiance as she takes her seat in the House of Lords, the upper house of Britain’s Parliament. Photo: ACNS

[Anglican Communion News Service] The first woman to sit as a bishop in the U.K. parliament has...

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