NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 04, 1974
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(Studio) Episcopal church has law against women priests. Church hierarchy reviews situation.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker
(NYC) Carter Heyward ordained as priest. Bishop requests Carter not preach till church works out dilemma of equality in church. [HEYWARD - admits she's changed because of privilege to participate in holy moment of history. Episcopal church will also change.]
REPORTER: Phil Brady
(DC) Alison Cheek asked to join in celebration of new priesthood at DC Episcopal church. [Alison CHEEK - admits women serving as priests radically new experience in church.] [Reverend William WENDT - refuses to celebrate communion unless Mrs. Cheek allowed to Participate.]
REPORTER: Ford Rowan
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