The first woman to be ordained a bishop in the Anglican Communion, Barbara Harris, died on Friday at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, Massachusetts, at the age of 89.
17 March 2020
The Church of Canada has elected the Bishop of Huron, Linda Nicholls, to succeed Archbishop Fred Hiltz as its next primate and archbishop.
15 July 2019
A service has been held in the chapel of Lambeth Palace to celebrate 25 years of the ordination of women in the Church of England.
04 March 2019
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