The link between these four women is their membership of a growing band: female priests in the Church of England. The exhibition, by the photographer Jim Grover, was commissioned by the bishop of Southwark, Christopher Chessun, to showcase the contribution female priests had made in the diocese, which stretches from the River Thames to Gatwick airport. I thought women priests were the norm, I didn’t realise then the struggle there had been. I can’t understand it, but I respect different views.”Facebook Twitter Pinterest Dorothy Penniecooke, also from the Windrush generation. Photograph: Jim Grover• Here Am I is at the Oxo Gallery on the South Bank in London until 2 June.
Source: The Guardian May 22, 2019 06:00 UTC