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2006-06-18 16:58:15

By Jim Leckrone COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - The U.S. Episcopal Church on Sunday chose Bishop Katharine Schori as its new leader, the first woman to head the 2.3 million-member denomination since its founding in colonial times. Her election came 30 years after the Episcopal Church, the U.S.

2006-03-03 09:03:55

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict has indicated that women might be allowed to have positions of greater responsibility in the ministry of the Catholic Church but reaffirmed that they could not become priests.

2006-01-16 08:27:14

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - A Church of England report paved the way on Monday for a female Archbishop of Canterbury but said that having a woman as spiritual leader of the world's Anglicans was still a long way off.

2005-08-22 09:09:14

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Roman Catholic church has for the first time allowed a former Anglican minister who is married with two children to be ordained as a priest.

2005-07-11 13:53:28

LONDON (Reuters) - The Church of England voted on Monday to move toward ordaining women bishops, a step which could provoke an exodus of conservative clergy and deepen the widening splits within the worldwide Anglican Communion.