BROWNSBURG, Ind. - A woman was made a bishop in Indiana this weekend, with one catch: It’s not officially recognized by the Roman Catholic Church.
Nancy Meyer was ordained as a Catholic bishop on Sunday at Calvary United Methodist Church in Brownsburg, Ind.
Meyer was elected by the Midwest Region of Roman Catholic Womenpriests.
She’s succeeding Bishop Regina Nicolosi, who is retiring and was ordained outside of Indiana.
The Womenpriests group considers itself part of the Roman Catholic Church, but the church does not recognize the women’s priesthoods. That's why Meyer had to be ordained in a Methodist church.
The women are hopeful that will change. Watch our video to hear more about the issue.
This group of womenpriests has been operating since 2002, ordaining more than 150 priests across the world.
You could soon be fined for driving too slowly
Indiana motorists who follow the speed limit will soon have to move over or possibly face a fine.
IPS considers new policy for student fights
Indianapolis Public Schools board members are discussing changing the district’s policy when it comes to teachers intervening in…
Greenwood considers adding vaping to smoking ban
GREENWOOD, Ind. -- The Greenwood Common Council is scheduled to discuss a plan to incorporate e-cigarettes into the city's smoking ban.
Ex-IDOC contractor to avoid jail in forgery case
A former Indiana Department of Correction contractor will avoid prison time despite admitting to stealing from the Indiana Department of Correction.
Program helps ex-offenders rebuild their lives
Safety officials say the high number of people with criminal histories who engage in gun crimes highlights the need to help offenders when…