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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.

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CofE discusses future after women bishops vote

The go-ahead for women bishops was supposed to be the crowning achievement of Dr Rowan William's ten years as the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Today, as the Church of England discussed where it goes after the General Synod voted against the measure, Dr Williams said it has "lost a measure of credibility" and had "some explaining to do".

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