Female priests welcome step towards women bishops

Females priests have welcomed fast-track legislation which could see women bishops selected in the Church of England by the end of the year.

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358 in favour, 39 against, 9 abstentions. This means there will be a final debate and vote on WOMEN BISHOPS this JULY #yay

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Archbishop's plea to church over women bishops

The Archbishop of Canterbury will issue a plea today for the Church of England to "challenge fear" within its ranks as new legislation to introduce women bishops looks on course to gain approval later this year.