Cameron: CoE needs a 'sharp prod' over women bishops

The Prime Minister confessed he was "personally sad" at the Church of England General Synod's decision not to allow women bishops.

He said the Anglican Church has its own processes which should be respected, but added that it needs a "sharp prod".

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Williams: 'Church lost credibility'

The Archbishop of Canterbury has told the Church of England General Synod that "we have lost a level of credibility in the wider society" after they voted against introducing women bishops.