Church of England Rejects Female Bishops

Vote narrowly fails, likely putting issue on hold for 5 years

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 20, 2012 2:00 PM CST

(Newser) – The Church of England allows women to be priests, but it decided today that they still can't be promoted to bishops. The church's governing body just barely blocked a measure to permit female bishops—the majority was in favor, but the measure missed...   Read full story »

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