Wednesday, February 08, 2012

General Synod discussing women bishops compromise bid

8 February 2012

The Church of England's governing General Synod is being urged to accept a compromise over women bishops.

A compromise to try to meet objectors' concerns will be presented by the Manchester Diocesan Synod at a meeting of the Church's ruling council later.

It would give a greater measure of autonomy to male bishops appointed to oversee traditionalist parishes.

But many supporters of women bishops oppose the plans, saying they would make women second-class bishops. the rest

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