Anglican Church in Japan celebrates two decades of women’s ordination

December 18, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Japan has celebrated 20 years of women’s ordination to the priesthood with an overnight retreat and celebratory Eucharist. The retreat, at the Anglican Community of Nazareth in Tokyo, was led by the Rev. Ajuko Ueda, a priest and theologian, before the Eucharist at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Tokyo. Archbishop Nathaniel Makoto Uematsu joined several bishops in the congregation for the service, which was presided over by the Rev. Atsuko Fumoto, the province’s most recently ordained female priest.

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