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  1. News - World

    Church of England lost credibility on women bishops

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 09:36pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London The Church of England has “undoubtedly” lost credibility after voting to reject the appointment of women bishops, its leader the Archbishop of Canterbury ... of Durham. Welby, a former oil company executive, was named on November 9. Welby tweeted: “Very grim day, most of all for women priests and supporters, need to surround all with prayer and love ...

  2. News - World - RELIGION

    Church of England votes against women bishops

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... rejects women bishops The Church of England has "undoubtedly" lost credibility, its leader said yesterday, after the mother church of millions of Anglicans worldwide narrowly rejected the appointment of women bishops. The outcome of the vote, which followed years of wrangling between traditionalists and liberals, triggered turmoil and set back efforts to modernise the church. In its ...

  3. News - World - RELIGION

    Church of England rejects legislation on women bishops

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 03:21am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London The Church of England voted on Tuesday against allowing women bishops after it failed to win the support of enough lay members for the reform, leaving the Church facing ... been lost... we do not proceed any further,” said Archbishop of York John Sentamu. Some women priests in the public gallery wiped tears from their eyes after Sentamu read out the results. ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Moroccan American hostess Imane Boudlal sues Disney over discrimination

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Imane Boudlal says she was denied her religious right to wear a hijab and faced harassment by colleagues Muslim hostess sues Disney alleging bias Imane Boudlal got a job two weeks after moving to California, a hostess posi ...

  5. Justice, inshallah

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... with polygamy. Although millions of women have entered the workforce in recent decades, including those in the Muslim world, Ms Kamala said a woman's role as a breadwinner was often not recognised. ... by Muslim women like her are the impetus for a global movement launched last month to fight against discriminatory laws in Muslim countries. At an international conference in Kuala Lumpur, more than ...

  6. Confucian confusion a blow to women

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... or abducted from other regions. Overall, the gender gap for those who will reach marriageable age by around 2020 is running at 19 per cent. The inferior status of women is only one of many aspects ... and the like- which may differ in their religion but where population gender imbalance is unknown and in which women traditionally had- at least before the arrival of Islam and Christianity- equal ...

  7. Islamic law guarantees women's rights

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am writing in response to the star letter 'Battle for women's rights continues' published in the Young Post on September 1. Katie Leung said treatment of women in some ... according to which women and men are equal. In an Islamic society that adheres to Islamic law, some women will have high positions, some men will have high positions. Overall they are all equal. ...

  8. Women take battle against graft home

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello in Denpasar A community-based association of Muslim women in Indonesia has declared war on graft and decided to take the fight to their homes. Nurul Hidayati, public relations manager for Majelis Talim Salimah, said the group has taken part in workshops organised by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and is now working on a plan to pass on what ...

  9. Sex cult might have lured 30 women

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo The number of women drawn into the sex trade by a cult that promised them eternal salvation could be as high as 30, police said yesterday. Seven of the women who allegedly ... as prostitutes and donate the money earned to the cult. Police said that, according to documents seized, as many as 30 women might have been working as prostitutes for the cult, bringing in an estimated ...

  10. Women's mosque a mixed blessing

    Posted Dec 24th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... on Sundays or during Ramadan. The women's sections are always full and it is not always convenient for us to travel all the way to Kowloon.' With limited funds to spend on travelling across ... helpers like Ms Mintodiharjo in mind that a coalition of Indonesian women's groups launched a campaign earlier this month to establish a fifth public mosque in Hong Kong. But unlike the four ...




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