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'Am I Worthy of This Calling?'

Sep 29, 2015 | 831 videos
Video by Jessica Bishopp

"You can't help but ask yourself, 'Why me?'" the Reverend Sharon Francis says at the start of this short film. At a time when the presence of women in leadership roles within the Church of England remains controversial, Francis's testimony is quietly revolutionary. In this documentary by Jessica Bishopp, we get a snapshot of her internal struggle before making the decision to enter religious life.

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Author: Nadine Ajaka

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A showcase of cinematic short documentary films, curated by The Atlantic.