Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin, who is the Speaker's chaplain to the House of Commons, remains sceptical about whether the Church of England will vote yes appoint women bishops.
Speaking to ITV News, Rev. Hudson-Wilkin said that she believed in "miracles", adding that she was "disappointed" it had taken so long for the church to make the decision.
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