Search Results for 'women bishops'

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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 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 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 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 14 July 2014 UK
Church of England welcomes women bishops. Finally...

The Church of England synod votes to change its legislation and allow women to serve as bishops, in an historic moment for the church.

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 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.

video 14 July 2014 UK

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I'm a radical feminist, and I oppose women bishops - video

Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin, tipped to be one of the first women bishops, and Susie Leafe, a self-declared feminist and General Synod member who is opposed to the move, debate the C of E vote.

video 26 January 2015 UK

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'Not in the Bible!' - female bishop ordination interrupted

A protestor tried to disrupt the concecration of the Church of England's first female bishop. Libby Lane's ordination was interrupted by a protestor who shouted "it was not in the Bible!"