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 - Episcopal Women's Group Fights Sexist Practices...
Episcopal Women's Group Fights Sexist Practices In Church A group of Episcopal churchwomen in the Maryland Maryland diocesse has formed a caucus to petition against what they feel are sexist practices in the church, 'including 'including the exclusion ... of women from the priesthood. '-"-The '-"-The '-"-The '-"-The '-"-The women say they are no.? only concerned that women are legally excluded from becoming priests by church law, but that in many By Sheryl McCarthy parishes women traditionally are not allowed to perform such duties as voting in par-. par-. par-. ish elections or serving on vestries, even though these privileges are legally theirs. Description By Organizer Called the Episcopal Women's Women's Caucus of the Diocese of Maryland, the group is about ; a month old and attracted 25 women to its meeting last week at the Church of the Redeemer on North Charles street. Carolyn Taylor, who organized organized the caucus, describes the members as women ranging in age from 16 to 60, with the majority in the 30 to 50 age group, mostly married, married, who tend to be very involved in the work of their "respective churches. She said that about 11 par- par- Continued, Page F 5, Col. 1

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  1. The Evening Sun,
  2. 21 Feb 1973, Wed,
  3. Page 84

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