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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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Decision on women bishops adjourned

The decision on whether woman should be allowed to be Bishops in the Church of England has been postponed again. Congregations around the country were waiting for today's ruling in York. But the House of Bishops will now reconsider the changes and go back for a final vote in November.

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