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Episcopal Church / Court / Women's Role In Religion #239802

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 30, 1975
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(Studio) Dispute over women's role in religion in Episcopal Church winds up in Washington, DC church court
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Defendant Father William Wendt's ecclesiastical crime is that he permitted woman to celebrate holy communion in his church. Mrs. Alison Cheek among 11 taking part in contested ordination service last July. DC Bishop William Creighton ordered Father Wendt not to go through with ordination; Wendt accused of disobeying bishop. [Father WENDT - believes God's authority greater than man's authority.]
REPORTER: Hal Walker Artist: Aggie Whelan

Rather, Dan;
Walker, Hal

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