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.

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Cheers as women bishops legislation is approved

People gathered to hear the result of the vote on women bishops clapped and cheered as the legislation was passed.

As the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu announced the result, there was applause and shouts of "brill" from within the hall at York University.

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