The Church of Brazil elects its first female bishop, 34 years after it first paved the way for women to serve in all three ministry orders.
24 January 2018
The Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church hits back after a group of clergy criticise the appointment of Scotland’s first female bishop.
08 January 2018
A former Chief Nursing Officer for England, Bishop of Crediton Dame Sarah Mullally, has been named as the next Bishop of London.
18 December 2017
Canon Anne Dyer has been elected Scotland's first female bishop, 14 years after the province formally approved the consecration of women.
10 November 2017
The Right Revd Kay Goldsworthy has been elected Archbishop of Perth, the first woman to hold that office in the Anglican church in Australia.
30 August 2017
More than 500 people packed into Llandaff Cathedral in Wales at the weekend to welcome their new bishop at her enthronement service.
24 July 2017
The seven female bishops of the Provinces of the Anglican Church Australia and of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have used their first ever meeting to speak out “for the well-being of girls and women across the Anglican Communion.”
02 May 2017
The Dean of Salisbury, June Osborne, has been announced as the new Bishop of Llandaff, a diocese which serves most of Cardiff, the South Wales Valleys and the Vale of Glamorgan.
27 April 2017
A Chicago priest, the Revd Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, has become the first black woman to be elected as a diocesan bishop in the US-based Episcopal Church.
03 November 2016
The Church in Wales has elected the Revd Canon Joanna Penberthy to be its first female bishop, three years after agreeing to women in the episcopate.
02 November 2016