[Barbara Harris to be ordained as Episcopal Bishop]
Original Airdate: 1/25/1989
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports on the ordination of Reverend Barbara Harris (Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts) as Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. Jones notes that Harris' ordination has been the focus of international attention and controversy. Jones' report includes footage of Harris and David Johnson (Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts) at a press conference. Harris says that she will seek understanding with opponents of her ordination. Jones also interviews James Solheim (Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts) and Greer Gordon (Catholic Archdiocese of Boston). Solheim talks about about opposition to Harris's nomination and his support of her nomination. Gordon talks about the reasons for the Roman Catholic Church's opposition to the ordination of women.
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
African American religious leaders
African American women
Subject : Personal Names
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts
Type : Genre
News - Television
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