Press cuttings

Scope and Content

Press cuttings concerning the Church of England's decision to ordain women priests and effect on relations between Church of England and the Catholic Church; Anglicans converting to Catholicism; launch of Catholic Women's Ordination; Dr Graham Leonard, former Bishop of London becoming a Catholic priest; Scottish Catholic Women's Ordination; ordination of Bishop of East Anglia, Peter Smith; Pope John Paul II's apology to women (1995); 'On the one hand...women and ordination' by Moya Frenz St Leger from 'Priests and People' Aug-Sep 1992; Lay minister [Trish Gillard of Women of the New Covenant] removed over support for women priests' from 'The Age' 21 Jul 1994; conversations between Pope John Paul II and Archbishop George Carey, Dec 1996; press cuttings re first European Women's Synod in 1996; 'For the Defence of the Faith' Cardinal Ratzinger's commentary from The Tablet, 11 Jul 1998; 'For the Defence of the Faith' Pope John Paul II's apostolic letter from The Tablet 25 Jul 1998; 'Woman cuts into liturgy asks to be priest' from National Catholic Reporter 6 Feb 1998; 'Survey: many women would seek priesthood' from The Repository, 19 Sep 1999; press cuttings re Mary Ann Rossi, campaigner for women in the priesthood, 2000; letters to the editor, Catholics support for Anglican sisters, Jul 2008

Some press cuttings are photocopied. Some press cuttings are undated and publications unidentified.