Women priests

(from Bing’s  this day in history feed for March 12, 2021)

image: women deacons awaiting ordination, March 12, 1994, Getty images

Church of England ordains their first women priests

For the first time in its 460-year existence, the Church of England allows females to enter into the priesthood, ordaining 32 women in Bristol Cathedral in Bristol, England. Six years later the church will pass another milestone, as more women than men will be ordained as priests.