The Portal November 2017 - Page 23

THE P RTAL November 2017 Page 23 Letters to the Editor From Barry Barnes Geoffrey Kirk’s article in October reminded me of an incident some years ago. I was a member of General Synod for Southwark Diocese and a fellow member who was lay chairman of his deanery asked if I would oppose a motion on the Ordination of Women, as no one in the deanery was opposed. I duly attended and put my case. When the motion was put to the floor one elderly lady said that I was like the men who put girl babies outside to die. Such Christia