Opponents of women's bishops won't be 'thrown out'

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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Welby: 'Absolutely delighted' over women bishops vote

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is "absolutely delighted" that the church has approved legislation to introduce the first women bishops in the Church of England.