Female Bishops Proposed; Facebook Nixes Nursing Mom Pix

The Church of England published draft regulations to allow women to be consecrated as bishops, Agence France-Presse reported Dec. 30. Bishops pushed through the proposal despite a looming schism between church factions and threats from 1,300 clergy members to resign if women become bishops. Women have been ordained as priests since 1994.

Web Sites Steer Visitors to Domestic Safety

Web pages for those escaping domestic violence are coming online all the time. One new site offers a chilling photo gallery. Another caters to those suffering violence from a law enforcer. Part of our “Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses” series.