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Discussion over women bishops

The General Synod of the Church of England met in York to decide whether to approve the ordination of the first women bishops.

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Meeting takes place on ordination of women bishops

The Church of England have begun a key meeting to decide whether to give final approval to the ordination of the first women bishops.

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Members fo the General Synod have gathered in York for a five day debate on what is controversial subject for the church. They are expected to take a vote on the decision on Monday.

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