giovedì 13 aprile 2017

Encouragement for ordained women. Maria Jepsen elected the first female Lutheran bishop 25 years ago
Maria Jepsen was elected bishop in Hamburg 25 year ago. She was the first woman to be elected bishop in Germany and the first Lutheran woman bishop worldwide. Jepsen served first as bishop in the Hamburg district of the North Elbian Church, and later in the Hamburg and Lübeck district. (...)