Labour leader Ed Miliband described the approval of women bishops as "wonderful news".
The Church of England voted in favour of the measure for the first time at York University today, just 18 months after a previous attempt was thwarted.
Wonderful news from York where the Church of England has just voted to allow women bishops for the first time.
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