Church in Wales' conference to end

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A vote on women bishops was held during a meeting General Synod of the Church of England in November last year Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A two-day conference of the governing body of the Church in Wales in Lampeter will come to an end today. The meeting is discussing the ordination of women as bishops - one of the most divisive issued among the Church community.

The 144 members of the governing body have been put into seven groups each facilitated by a bishop, to consider two papers - one that outlined the case for the ordination of women and one that set out the case against.

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Women bishops debated

The Church in Wales is set to discuss the ordination of women priests as bishops during a two day meeting in Lampeter.