Church Asked To Support Fast-Track Women Bishops Law

The first woman bishop in the Church of England could be appointed by Christmas.

The general synod supports the legislation to fast-track the revision of the latest proposals and to reduce the time given to individual dioceses.

This could lead to a final vote in July with the legislation approved by November.

If the Synod accepts and the final vote takes place in July the first woman bishop could be ordained in early 2015.


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