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CBS Evening News for Sunday, Nov 11, 2007
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) The issue of whether women in the clergy face a "stained glass ceiling" examined; statistics on women as clergy in major Protestant denominations and men and women in the seminary cited. [Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ Rev. Jane HOFFMAN†- recounts her experiences.] [Chicago Episcopal Bishop William PERSELL†- says some congregations believe only men can be priests.] [Chicago Theological Seminary President Susan THISTLETHWAITE†- outlines the problems women will face in getting the big church.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Bowers, Cynthia

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