Friday, November 22, 2013

Church of England backs proposals which could allow female bishops in 2014

From Express UK-

Members of the General Synod, the CoE's ruling body, voted 378 in favour compared to eight opposed with 25 abstaining on the ground-breaking vote.

The ballot, which included a "declaration" giving guidance on parishes who reject the female ministry, received widespread backing from supporters and opponents.

However, the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu warned against celebrating after conservative evangelicals said there are 'major issues' still to be resolved.

He said: "We should not open the champagne bottles or whatever drink we regard as celebratory because we need to agree to work together until the end.

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