Clegg: Women bishops approval a big moment for CoE

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has hailed the approval of women bishops as a "big moment" for the Church of England.

Mr Clegg praised the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby for his leadership on the issue.

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Well done to @justinwelby for his leadership on securing a yes vote for women bishops. This is a big moment for the @c_of_e

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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.