Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said members of the Church of England will not be thrown out.
However, he told BBC's The Andrew Marr Show that they will be forced to treat women in exactly the same way as all other bishops should an upcoming vote ensure their introduction.
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Speaking as a Scot - not the ITN Scotland Correspondent - I am feeling a great anxiety about what lies ahead.
For many of us it has felt more like late summer than earlier autumn. But expect some misty, low cloud hit eastern counties tonight.
ITV Border's Political Editor Peter MacMahon on whether or not Scots have decided to end more than three centuries of history.