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a council convened to discuss ecclesiastical business

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  • General Synod vote on women bishops
    The Church of England is being given a second chance to back the introduction of women bishops at a key meeting getting under way today. Read more on this news related to 'Synod'
  • Church of England backs women bishops
    The General Synod of the Church of England votes to allow women to become bishops after years of debate and controversy. Read more on this news related to 'Synod'
  • Women Bishops: Church of England Votes for Historic Change
    The Church of England's General Synod has voted in favour of women bishops, bringing an end to one of the Church's longest-running controversies. The Church of England's governing body opened its debate on female bishops with a succession of former opponents announcing that they would accept the legislation even if they disagreed with it. Formal moves Read more on this news related to 'Synod'

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