Bishop warns over vote on women

July 14, 2014 10:13 AM

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Bishop warns over vote on women

A senior Church of England bishop has appealed to traditionalists not to defy the overwhelming majority of ordinary churchgoers by voting down legislation to introduce women bishops, as a key meeting of the General Synod got under way.

Bishop of Rochester t he Rt Rev James Langstaff warned the governing body of the consequences for the morale of the Church of England if a plan to introduce women bishops is defeated for the second time.

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