Church of England Names Rev. Libby Lane as First Female Bishop

At The New York Times, Alan Cowell reports, “The Church of England on Wednesday named the Rev. Libby Lane, a parish priest for 20 years in the north of England, as its first female bishop.” This comes just weeks after the Church took the final step to reverse centuries of canon law to begin what the archbishop of Canterbury called “a completely new phase of our existence.” Rev. Lane will be consecrated on January 26th.

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