RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoRuncie/EAC/1989/17
Extent1 file
TitleOrdination of women
Date1988-1989
DescriptionCopy of letter from Eric Kemp, Bishop of Chichester, to Runcie, enclosing list of Anglican bishops refusing to recognise a woman bishop nor any ordination or confirmation performed by her, with response; draft of statement by Runcie on the election of Barbara Harris as Suffragan Bishop of Massachusetts; correspondence on representation in Archbishop's Commission on Communion and Women in the Episcopate, chaired by Robin Eames, Anglican Archbishop of Armagh; copy of statement from Edmond Browning, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the USA [ECUSA], on the election of Harris, statement from Eames on same; discussion of propriety of Runcie sending a message to Harris.

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