The first woman to be consecrated to the office of bishop in the Church of England, Libby Lane, is to become the diocesan bishop of Derby.
18 December 2018
The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, has been introduced as a member of the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament.
24 May 2018
The Bishop of New Westminster, Melissa Skelton, has been elected as Archbishop of the internal province of British Columbia and Yukon.
15 May 2018
Bishop Marinez Bassotto, the first woman to serve as an Anglican bishop in south America, has been consecrated in Brazil’s Amazon diocese.
27 April 2018
The Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, Bishop Mark Strange, has consecrated Anne Dyer as the province’s first female bishop.
01 March 2018
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