Wednesday, July 21, 2010

And the difference is ........

The bishop of Hamburg - the world's first female Lutheran bishop - has resigned amid criticism of her handling of a sex abuse case.READ FULL STORY HERE

And earlier: The head of Germany's Protestant Church has resigned, four days after being caught drink-driving.
READ FULL STORY HERE

Sad news for all concerned but did you spot the difference in the response of these two women to the allegations against them and the responses of male Bishops caught up in similar situations recently? I won't spell it out, but to my Anglican friends who worry over the ordination of women to the Episcopate I would point out that a badly needed dose of integrity seems to come with women bishops.