Day: November 11, 2015

The Revd Canon Nancy Charton, South Africa’s first female priest, has died

The Revd Canon Nancy Charton, South Africa’s first female priest, has died

Via ACNS: The Revd Canon Nancy Charton, the first woman to be ordained to the priesthood in South Africa, has died. “I remember Nancy fondly from when I served in St Mary’s Cathedral, Johannesburg,” the Primate of Southern Africa, the Most Revd Thabo Makgoba, said. “She was a pioneering woman, whose whole life was committed […]