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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.
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.
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.
Talks over the introduction of women bishops should restart next year, according to one of the Church of England's senior bodies.
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.
A rebellion among the governing body of the Church of England could help trigger a re-vote into ordaining women bishops it is claimed.
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.
The Church of England says it could be forced to stop conducting weddings on behalf of the state if same-sex marriage is legalised.