Cheers as Wales ordains first woman bishop

by Anglican Communion News Service


Source: Anglican Communion News Service

The first woman to be ordained as a bishop by the Church in Wales has described her consecration at the weekend as “awe inspiring.”  Joanna Penberthy remarked : “I didn’t think at the beginning of my ministry that I would ever see women in the episcopate but you had to keep believing. What was important was living out the calling that we had at that time and by doing so, opening people’s eyes to the fact that God doesn’t just call men, God calls all of us to his ministry in a way which fits our own particular gifts and talents.”

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