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article 20 November 2012 UK
Church of England votes against women bishops

After years of tortured debate that has polarised factions within the Church of England, the General Synod rejects legislation that would allow women to be ordained as bishops.

article 22 November 2012 UK
Why I support the vote against women bishops

The Church of England's rejection of women bishops has been criticised within the church and beyond. But Pete Myers, of campaign group Together 4ward, tells Channel 4 News his view is not sexist.

article 18 January 2013 UK
Women bishops: laity votes in no confidence motion

The debate over women bishops in the Church of England is reignited today as one of the houses of the church's governing body meets to consider calling for the resignation of its chair.

article 21 November 2012 UK
Church of England women bishop vote: what next?

As Rowan Williams says the Church is less credible after rejecting women bishops and some MPs ask if its position is discriminatory, Channel 4 News looks at what happens now - and why you should care.

article 28 November 2012 UK
Church could vote again on women bishops

Talks over the introduction of women bishops should restart next year, according to one of the Church of England's senior bodies.

article 21 December 2012 UK
Rebellion over women bishops could spark re-vote says Canon

A rebellion among the governing body of the Church of England could help trigger a re-vote into ordaining women bishops it is claimed.

article 08 November 2010 UK
Anglican bishops defect to Roman Catholic Church

In a Channel 4 News interview, one of the five Church of England bishops preparing to defect to Rome compares his old church to the Titanic.

article 12 June 2012 UK
Church of England warning over gay marriage

The Church of England says it could be forced to stop conducting weddings on behalf of the state if same-sex marriage is legalised.

article 12 September 2011 World, Kenya
Hunt begins for kidnapped British woman in Kenya

Officials in Kenya are working to free a British tourist who was kidnapped at an exclusive Kenyan beach resort after her husband was murdered.

article 14 September 2011 UK, Kenya
Militants deny kidnapping British woman in Kenya

A Somali Islamist group denies kidnapping a British woman at a remote holiday resort in Kenya.