Scottish priest fails in bid to become first woman bishop – Telegraph

Rev Canon Dr Alison Peden, a Scottish Anglican priest, has failed to be elected as Britain's first female bishop.As reported in the Telegraph, the Rev Canon Dr Alison Peden, a Scottish Anglican priest, has failed to be elected as Britain’s first female bishop.

Dr Peden, 57, who is married with three children, was the first woman priest to be shortlisted for the role of Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway in the Scottish Episcopal Church.

But the Very Rev Dr Gregor Duncan, 59, rector of St Ninian’s Church, Pollokshields, Glasgow, was chosen for the role.

Full story: Scottish priest fails in bid to become first woman bishop – Telegraph

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