Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Warning of Church departures after women bishops vote

Tuesday, 13 July 2010

A leading traditionalist has warned it is "inevitable" people will leave the Church of England after it voted to move ahead with allowing women bishops.

Bishop John Broadhurst, who is on the Church's Catholic wing, told the BBC's Today programme other opponents would stay in the Church but "defy" the move.

However, Rachel Weir of the pro-women bishops group Women and the Church, said it was a "momentous" decision.

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