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Church of England Says There is No 'Official Definition' of a Woman


The Church of England has said that there is “no official definition” of a woman.

Instead, they argued that “additional care” must be taken to define the word, due to recent developments in transgender activism.

“There is no official definition, which reflects the fact that until fairly recently definitions of this kind were thought to be self-evident, as reflected in the marriage liturgy,” Senior Bishop Rt Rev. Robert Innes said when asked to define the word, according to a report from The Telegraph.

“The LLF project however has begun to explore the marriage complexities associated with gender identity and points to the need for additional care and thought to be given in understanding our commonalities and differences as people made in the image of God,” he added.

The question “What is the Church of England’s definition of a woman?” was submitted in writing by Adam Kendry, a lay member of the Synod and a representative of the Royal Navy, to the General Synod, which is the Church’s legislative body.

According to their report, Rev. Angela Berners-Wilson, England’s first woman priest, said that she is “not totally happy” with the refusal to define the word, but conceded that the issue is “sensitive.”

The question of “What is a Woman?” has become a point of massive political debate ever since Daily Wire host Matt Walsh asked transgender activists to answer the question during an appearance on Dr. Phil. He has now made a documentary exploring the subject.

Sen. Marsha Blackburn continued to keep the conversation going when she asked Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson during her confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court to define the word. The now-Justice said that she could not do so, as she is “not a biologist.”

UK Parliament member and potential prime minister Penny Mordaunt addressed followers on July 9 who had reportedly been asking her the same question.

“I am biologically a woman. If I have a hysterectomy or mastectomy, I am still a woman,” Mordaunt wrote. “And I am legally a woman. Some people born male and who have been through the gender recognition process are also legally female. That DOES NOT mean they are biological women, like me.”

Mordaunt added, “All my life, I’ve fought for gender equality. I’ve stood up for women. I’ve listened to them. I’ve been right alongside them in every major battle. I make sure policy is focussed on them. Just look at my track record.”

The politician explained that during her tenure at the Government Equalities Office she challenged “the trans orthodoxy with real and genuine concern, especially the volume girls referred into trans services.”

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