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Adelaide female Anglican priest barred from practising because of marriage to woman – ABC News

Adelaide-based Anglican priest Sorel Coward says her church is discriminating against her by preventing her from celebrating sacraments because of her marriage …

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An Adelaide-based Anglican priest has accused the church of discrimination after she was refused permission to say mass and celebrate sacraments because of her marriage to another woman.
Key points:

  • Anglican priest Sorel Coward was ordained almost 25 years ago
  • She transitioned from male to female in 2014
  • She said she had since been denied permission to officiate

Sorel Coward sought approval from Archbishop of Adelaide Geoffrey Smith last year, but she said he…

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