25 years of Women as Priests in the Church of England

This year marks the quarter-century since women were first ordained as priests in the Church of England. Thirty-two women were priested at a service in Bristol Cathedral on 12 March, 1994. They were ordained in alphabetical order, which means that Angela Berners-Wilson is officially the Church of England’s first woman priest. She had previously served […]

25th Anniversary of Women C of E Priests

News comment on 25 years of women ordained as priests in the Church of England – 28% of clergy are women, but discrimination remainsRev. Dr Emma Percy, chair of the women’s ordination campaign group WATCH (Women and the Church) There is so much to be thankful for. Yet, there is still discrimination both formal and […]