Church of England General Synod Votes for Women Bishops, Finally

Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin
Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin is tipped to be the CofE’s first woman bishop

‘Women will be bishops in the Church of England after a historic vote in the General Synod, ending 40 years of wrangling.

An overwhelming 81 per cent of Synod members backed the change, during the sitting in York, and 75 per cent of the laity supported the move.’

(Read the whole article in The Telegraph.)

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See also on BBC News the article ‘What are the issues behind women bishops vote?

Author: DanutM

Anglican theologian. Former Director for Faith and Development Middle East and Eastern Europe Region of World Vision International

3 thoughts on “Church of England General Synod Votes for Women Bishops, Finally”

  1. Urmatorul pas e discriminarea pozitiva… si tot asa…mergind spre ce oare? Probabil spremodelul lumii din jur… ceea ce a fost intotdeauna o tendinta a copiilor lui Dumnezeu. Cel mai vechi exemplu e alegera imparatilor in Israel. De ce ar fi biserica altfel?
    PS- Exista multe femei sfinte poate mai multe decit barbatii… dar

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