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Women Priests / Controversy #478288

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 15, 1974
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(Studio) Ruling Episcopal bps. declare ordination of 11 women priests not valid.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) Jul. 29 film of Philadelphia ordination shown, 130 mbrs. of house bps. meet in emergency session to decide what to do with 4 bps. who illegally ordained women. [Bishop Harold ROBINSON - says 2 issues here: ordination of women and loyalty to church,] [BishopEdward WELLES - says willing to pay price of being deposed for ordaining women.] House, criticizes bps. and rules ordination invalid. Issue put off until 1976 convention
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

Chancellor, John;
Simpson, Carole

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